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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1840

Vol. II
p57
1053

(Born N. Y.)

William G. Torrey

(Ap'd N. Y.)

37

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1836, to July 1, 1840, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1840.

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1840‑41; in

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Apr. 1, 1841)º

the Florida War, 1841; on frontier duty, on march to Red River, 1841, — and at Ft. Jesup, La., 1841‑43; and on leave of absence, at the expiration of which, having failed to report, he was

Dropped, July 16, 1844.

Civil History. — He was last heard from in 1845, at Venice, Italy, on his way to Constantinople to seek service under the Sultan.

Died, Jan., 1847, at [image ALT: A blank space]: Aged 30.


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