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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1823

Vol. I
p304
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(Born Pa.)

George Nauman

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Born Oct. 7, 1802, Lancaster, PA.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 24, 1819, to July 1, 1823, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1823.

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1823.

Served: on Ordnance duty, Aug. 1, 1823, to Aug., 1824; in garrison at Ft. Sullivan, Me., 1824‑25, — Ft. Independence, Mas., 1825‑26, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1826‑28, — and Ft. Johnston, p305N. C., 1828; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Teacher of French, Sep. 14, 1828, to Aug. 31, 1829; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1829‑31, — Newberne, N. C., 1831, — Bellona Arsenal, Va., 1831‑32, — and Newberne, N. C., 1832; on Ordnance duty,

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, May 30, 1832)

July 17, 1832, to July 14, 1835; in garrison at Ft. Macon, N. C., 1835‑36; in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1836‑38, being engaged in the Skirmish of Okihumphy Swamp, Mar. 30, 1836, — and Battle of Wahoo Swamp, Nov. 21, 1836; on Maine Frontier, at Houlton, Me.,

(Captain, 1st Artillery, Feb. 4, 1837)

1838‑43, pending "Disputed Territory" controversy; in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1843‑45, — Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1845, and Ft. Wood, La., 1845‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, at Ft. Brown, 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846‑48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9‑29, 1847, — Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17‑18, 1847, — Skirmish

(Bvt Major, Apr. 18, 1847,
for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct in the Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mex.)

of La Hoya, June 20, 1847, — Skirmish of Ocalaca, Aug. 16, 1847, — Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19‑20, 1847, — Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20,

(Bvt Lieut.‑Colonel, Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct
in the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex.)

1847, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13‑14, 1847, where he was wounded, — and as Commissioner of Prizes at Vera Cruz, 1848; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1848‑50, — Ft. Washington, Md., 1850, New Orleans Barracks, La., 1850‑51; Pascagoula, Mis., 1851, — and New Orleans Barracks, La., 1851; on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1851‑52; in garrison at Pascagoula, Mis., 1852, — New Orleans Barracks, La., 1852‑53, — Pascagoula, Mis., 1853, — and New Orleans Barracks, La.,

(Major, 3d Artillery, Dec. 24, 1853)

1853; on frontier duty at Ft. McIntosh, Tex., 1853‑54; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1854; on frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 1854‑55, — Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1855, — Benicia, Cal., 1855‑57, — Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1858‑59, — Inspector of Artillery of the Department of Oregon, 1859‑60, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1860, — San Francisco, Cal., 1860, — Inspector of Artillery in the Department of Oregon and California, 1860, — and at San Francisco, Cal., 1860; and on leave of absence, 1860‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑63: in command

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 1st Artillery, July 23, 1861)

of the Artillery at Newport News, Va., Nov., 1861, to July, 1862; on sick leave of absence, and awaiting orders, July to Nov., 1862; and in garrison at Ft. Warren, Mas., Nov. 14, 1862, to Aug. 1, 1863.

Died, Aug. 11, 1863, at Philadelphia, Pa.: Aged 60.

Buried, Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, PA.


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