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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1821

Vol. I
p272
278

(Born R. I.)

Seth M. Capron

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Seth Makepeace Capron: Born Sep. 11, 1799, Cumberland, RI.

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

Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1821.

Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1821.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Edwards, Ill., 1821‑22, — Ft. Armstrong, Ill., 1821‑22, — Ft. St. Anthony, Min., 1822‑23; on Recruiting service, 1823‑24; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Oct. 21, 1826)

of Infantry Tactics, May 31, 1824, to May 29, 1825; on Topographical duty, May 29, 1825, to Dec. 27, 1826; and on Commissary duty at Cincinnati, O., 1826‑27.

Resigned, May 31, 1827.

Civil History. — Woolen Manufacturer at Walden, N. Y., 1827‑78.

Died, Nov. 30, 1878, at Walden, N. Y.: Aged 78.

Buried, Wallkill Valley Cemetery, Walden, NY.


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