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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1839

Vol. II
p13
1006

(Born N. Y.)

William S. Smith

(Ap'd N. Y.)

21

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1835, to July 1, 1839, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1839.

Served: at the Camp of Instruction, near Trenton, N. J., 1839; on the Northern Frontier, at Plattsburg, N. Y., 1839‑41, during Canada Border Disturbances; in garrison at Ft. Constitution, N. H., 1841‑44; on Recruiting service, 1844; in garrison at Ft. Constitution, N. H., 1844‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, at Corpus Christi, 1845‑46;

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 18, 1846)

on Recruiting service, 1846‑48; and in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848‑49.

Died, Nov. 6, 1849, at Kingsbridge, N. Y.: Aged 30.

Buried, Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.


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