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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1850

Vol. II
p428
1479

(Born Mas.)

Austin N. Colcord

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1850.

Served: in garrison at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1850‑51; on frontier

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, June 11, 1851)

duty at Ft. Miller, Cal., 1851‑52, — Benicia, Cal., 1852, — Ft. Miller, Cal., 1852‑53, — Benicia, Cal., 1853, — Ft. Lane, Or., 1853, — and Ft. Jones, Cal., 1853; on Recruiting service, 1853‑54; at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1854; and on frontier duty at Ft. Ripley, Min., 1854‑55.

Resigned, May 31, 1855.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
p79
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Died March 7, 1879, at Philadelphia, Pa.: Aged 53.


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