General of the Armies of the United States John Joseph Pershing

John Joseph Pershing was born near Laclede, Missouri, on 13 September 1860. He attended the State Normal School and then graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1886. He was commissioned a second lieutenant and served with the 6th Cavalry. From 1886 to 1890, he was assigned to duty in the Southwest and Northern Plains; he fought in the Wounded …

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