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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1851

Vol. II
p443
1503

(Born Va.)

Edward H. Day

(Ap'd Ten.)

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Born Nov. 10, 1829.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1851.

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1851‑52;

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 30, 1852)

in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1852‑53; on frontier duty in Texas, 1853; in garrison at Ft. Wood, N. Y., 1854, — and San Francisco, Cal., 1854; on frontier duty in Indian Hostilities in Washington Territory, 1854, — Ft. Dalles, Or., 1854, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1854‑55, — Indian

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1855)

Hostilities in Oregon, 1855, — Ft. Dalles, Or., 1855‑56, — and San Diego, Cal., 1856; and on sick leave of absence, 1856‑60.

Died, Jan. 2, 1860, at Richmond, Va.: Aged 30.

Buried, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA.


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