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Register of Officers and Graduates
of the United States Military Academy
Class of 1812

For a few words about Cullum's Register and the organization of the entries on this site, see the orientation page to the Register. The links below, to the individual entries, open in another window.

Joseph M. Wilcox: served in the War of 1812 and was killed in the Creek Campaign of 1813.

Augustus Conant: Less than a year in the Army, during the War of 1812; then no trace of him.

Londus L. Buck: Three years in the Army, during the War of 1812; died soon afterwards.

Alexander R. Thompson: served in the War of 1812 and the Black Hawk War; killed in the Second Seminole War at the Battle of Okeechobee.

John R. Bell: Fought in the War of 1812; miscellaneous 12‑year career included serving as Commandant of Cadets.

Francis B. Murdock: Fought in the War of 1812, but his Army career was on and off again, and brief; he was a post office clerk for nearly 50 years.

George Templeman: Patchy army service, and "dropped" after eight years; a bookseller in civilian life.

Thomas B. Randolph: In the Army for three years after graduation, and one more in the Mexican War; otherwise, a planter in Virginia.

William F. Hobart: Ten years in the Artillery; died a few months after leaving the Army.

William Sumter: Six years in the Army, during which he fought in the War of 1812; died as a young civilian lawyer.

George W. Hight: After three years in the Army, thirty years as a small-town merchant and politician, moving ever westward.

John S. Brush: In the Army for three years after graduation; then 45 years as a Louisiana planter.

Nathaniel W. Osgood: Died less than a year after graduating, while serving in the War of 1812.

George Morley: Died less than two years after graduating, while serving in the War of 1812.

Alexander C. W. Fanning: During his nearly 35‑year Army career, he fought in the War of 1812 and the First and Second Seminole Wars.

William Cutbush: Spent almost all his life as an engineer working on the fortifications of New York harbor: five years as a soldier, and twenty-five as a civilian.

William W. Smith: served in the War of 1812 and was killed in the Battle of Chrystler's Field.

René E. de Russy: A long Army career as an engineer of river and harbor improvements and Pacific coast defenses.


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