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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1814

Vol. I
p128
115

(Born N. Y.)

Robert L. Armstrong

(Ap'd N. Y.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, Apr. 14, 1813, to July 21, 1814, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Third Lieut., Light Artillery, July 21, 1814.

Served: in the War of 1812‑15 with Great Britain, on duty at Newport harbor, R. I., 1814, and on the Niagara Frontier, 1814‑15; in garrison

(Third Lieut., Corps of Artillery, on Reduction of Army, May 17, 1815)

at New York harbor, 1816, — West Point, N. Y., 1816‑18, — and Ft.

(Second Lieut., Corps of Artillery, Aug. 30, 1816)

(First Lieut., Corps of Artillery, July 2, 1818)

Mifflin, Pa.; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Apr. 30 to Nov. 4, 1819; in garrison at Ft. Severn, Md., 1820‑21; as Adjutant, 2d Artillery, June 1, 1821, to Apr. 30, 1826, at

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery,
in Re-organization of Army, June 1, 1821)

Reg. headquarters, Frankfort, Pa., 1821‑23, — and at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1823‑26; on Staff duty at Washington, D. C., 1826; as Aide-de‑Camp to Bvt. Maj.‑General Scott, July 10, 1826, to May 5, 1829; and as

(Bvt. Captain, July 2, 1828, for Faithful Service Ten Years in one Grade)

Judge Advocate of the Eastern Department, May 5, 1829, to Sep. 26, 1831.

Died, Oct. 10, 1834, at Philadelphia, Pa.

Buried, Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.


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