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Found this information on Lt. Col Paul Shellock but his last name was spelled "Shillock" please copy and paste information in your web browser. Also found Officer Registers below
West Point MA Acceptance papers:
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Thank you so much Elliot!....lots of great info!
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Here is another neat story of how he was Perishing's personnel Physician.
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Dear Mr. Vance,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series Letters Received, 1863 - 1917 in the Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1762 - 1917 (Record Group 94). This series consists of letters, reports, and papers relating to the military service of officers of the Regular Army, officers of Volunteers in the Staff Corps commissioned by the President, and officers commissioned by brevet appointment in the Regular Army and Volunteer organizations. In addition, we located Returns of Military Posts, ca. 1800 - 12/1916 in Record Group 94 that includes a number of listings for him at various locations.
The register located by Mr. Schneider appears to indicate that besides his Regular Army Service, he served with the volunteers around the time of the Spanish American War. We also located Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Volunteer Organizations During the Spanish-American War in Record Group 94 that may have records relating to his volunteer service.
The information that Mr. Schneider also provided indicates that he was a West Point cadet from 1882 to 1884. We located Military Academy Registers, 1867 - 1894 in Record Group 94 that includes a listing for him in Volume 16; 1881-1882. In addition, we located Annual and Semiannual Rolls of Cadets, 1870 - 1915; Weekly Class Reports and Conduct Rolls, 1867 - 1894; Reports on Examinations, 1866 - 1900; Register of Cadet Warrants, 1867 - 1894; Register of Candidates for Appointment, 1866 - 1894; and Reports of Physical Examinations of Candidates for Admission to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, 1861 - 1908 in Record Group 94 that may include information about his time at the U.S. Military Academy.
Plus, there may be military pension records for him in one of several series.
For more information about the records listed above, please email the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) at Archives1reference@nara.gov. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of NARA staff. As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgement as well as a substantive response to your reference request from RDT1. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.
Next, we located 99 record series from the 1880s in the Records of the U.S. Military Academy (Record Group 404) that are in the custody of the United States Military Academy Archives (an affiliated archives) (XUSMA). To inquire about these records, please contact XUSMA at Library@westpoint.edu.
The Military Academy Registers, 1867 - 1894 are available on Ancestry as part of the collection U.S. Military and Naval Academies, Cadet Records and Applications, 1800-1908. The Returns of Military Posts, ca. 1800 - 12/1916 are available on Ancestry as U.S., Returns from Military Posts, 1806-1916. It may be necessary to have a paid subscription to Ancestry to access these records on their website. Some libraries provide free access to their patrons.
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Thanks Jason! More great info...thx!