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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1821

Vol. I
p269
269

(Born Mas.)

Washington Wheelwright

(Ap'd Mas.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 7, 1817, to July 1, 1821, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1821.

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1821.

Served: on Ordnance duty, 1821‑22; in garrison at New York harbor, 1822‑24, — Ft. Preble, Me., 1824, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1824‑26, — and Ft. Wolcott, R. I., 1826; on Ordnance duty, July 28, 1826, to May 24, 1833; and in the "Black Hawk" War,

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Apr. 20, 1832)

as Colonel, Staff (Chief of Ordnance) of Illinois Volunteers, May 9 to Oct. 11, 1832.

Resigned, May 31, 1833.

Civil History. — Merchant, New York city, 1833‑44. Notary Public, New York city, 1849‑70.

Died, Oct. 31, 1871, at New York city: Aged 70.


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