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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1842

Vol. II
p129
1130

(Born N. Y.)

John Hillhouse

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1842.

Served: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1842, Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1842‑43, — and Ft. Monroe, Va., 1843‑44; and on Staff duty at

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Apr. 30, 1844)

headquarters of the Eastern Department, Troy, N. Y., 1844‑45.

Resigned, Mar. 1, 1845.

Civil History. — Farmer, near Troy, N. Y., 1845‑58, — and near Syracuse, N. Y., 1858‑61.

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861, as

Captain, Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 11, 1861,

in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., and at Hall's Hill, Va., till, from ill health, he

Resigned, Nov. 6, 1861.

Civil History. — Author of a Poem entitled "The Redemption," 1867.

Died, Mar. 29, 1882, at New Brunswick, N. J.: Aged 65.


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