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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1820

Vol. I
p257
252

(Born Mas.)

Benjamin Gorham

(Ap'd Mas.)

21

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 17, 1814, to July 1, 1820, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Light Artillery, July 1, 1820.

Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, in re-organization of Army, June 1, 1821.

Served in garrison at New England Posts, 1820‑21, — and Ft. Armstrong, Ill., 1821.

Died, Oct. 15, 1821, at Ft. Armstrong, Ill.: Aged 22.


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