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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1821

Vol. I
p272
279

(Born France)

Jefferson Vail

(Ap'd Md.)

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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., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1821.

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

Served: in garrison at Baton Rouge, La., 1821‑23, — Bellefontaine, Mo., 1823, — and Baton Rouge, La., 1824‑25; on Topographical duty,

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, May 14, 1825)

Mar. 16, 1825, to June 14, 1830; on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min.,

(Captain, 1st Infantry, July 11, 1833)

1830‑31, 1831‑33, 1833‑34, — and Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1834; and on detached service, Mar. 9 to Oct. 25, 1835.

Died, Oct. 25, 1835, at Baton Rouge, La.: Aged 33.


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