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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1821

Vol. I
p274
284

(Born Ten.)

David M. Porter

(Ap'd Ten.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Oct. 2, 1817, to July 1, 1821, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1821.

Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1821.

p275 Served: in garrison at Pensacola, Fla., 1821‑22; and on leave of absence, 1822‑23.

Resigned, July 31, 1823.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law in Tennessee, 18––– to 18–––.

Killed by Indians, 1866, near Pinos Altos, Mex.: Aged 51.


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