John J. Pershing

John J. Pershing

(September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948) American officer; Adjutant General of the Department of Mindanao and Jolo, 1900 to 1901. Intelligence officer in the 15th Cavalry Regiment, assigned to Lake Lanao in 1902. In the same year, Officer-in-Charge, Camp Vicars. In 1909 Commander of Fort McKinley, Manila, and governor of the Moro Province until 1913.

May 15, 1902

Arrived 11:30 a.m. –Orders No. 5. Hq. 7th Sep. Bg. Infield “assigned to command of Squadron. Troops “A”, “F” & “H” — and detailed as

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May 16, 1902

Received letter from Sultan of Bacolod, on file, stating that he and his people desired to be friends with the Americans. Datto Grande came in

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