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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1842

Vol. II
p136
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(Born O.)

Allen H. Norton

(Ap'd O.)

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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., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1842.

Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Sep. 13, 1842.

p137 Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min., 1842‑43, — Ft. Scott, Kan., 1843, — escorting Santa Fé Traders, 1843, — and at Ft. Scott, Kan., 1843‑44; and at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Oct. 12, 1846)

Tactics, July 28, 1844, to Nov. 27, 1846.

Drowned, Nov. 27, 1846: Aged 25,

in the wreck of the steamer Atlantic, at Fisher's Island (near Stonington, Ct.), Long Island Sound.


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