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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1848

Vol. II
p350
1380

(Born N. J.)

William G. Gill

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1848.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848, and San Francisco, Cal., 1849; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849‑50;

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Feb. 28, 1849)

in garrison at Ft. Lafayette, N. Y., 1850‑51, — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y.,

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Jan. 9, 1851)

1851, — Ft. Johnston, N. C., 1851, — Ft. Sumter, S. C., 1852, — Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852, — and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1852‑53; on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1853‑56; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1857; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857, — and Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1858‑59; on leave of absence, 1859‑60; as Member of a Board for the Trial of Small-arms, Mar. to June, 1860; and on Coast Survey, June 9, 1860, to Feb. 4, 1861.

Resigned, Feb. 4, 1861.

Died June 7, 1862, at Augusta, Me.: Aged 36.


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