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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1806

Vol. I
p75
19

(Born Ct.)

Prentiss Willard

(Ap'd Vt.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, Nov. 23, 1803, to Oct. 30, 1806, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Oct. 30, 1806.

Served: at West Point, N. Y., 1806‑7; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of defensive works on the New England coast, 1808; as Superintending

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Feb. 23, 1808)

Engineer of the Fortifications at Beaufort, S. C., 1809‑10; as Asst. Engineer in constructing the defenses of New York harbor, 1811; and

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, July 6, 1812)

in the War of 1812‑15 with Great Britain, as Engineer of the defenses of Beaufort, S. C., 1812‑13.

Died, Oct. 12, 1813, at Beaufort, S. C.: Aged 23.


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