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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1823

Vol. I
p307
339

(Born Mas.)

John Farley

(Ap'd Mich.)

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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 Topographical duty, Aug. 21, 1823, to May 21, 1828; on leave of absence in Europe, 1828‑29; on Ordnance duty, May 1, to Aug. 6, p3081829; on Engineer duty, Aug. 6, 1829, to Dec. 1, 1832; in garrison

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Aug. 1, 1832)

at Charleston harbor, S. C., 1832‑34, during South Carolina's threatened nullification, — and at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1834‑35; and in Florida, 1835.

Resigned, Feb. 29, 1836.

Civil History. — Assistant in the Geodetic Survey of the Atlantic Coast of the United States, Apr. 1, 1837, to July 31, 1874.

Died, July 31, 1874, at Narragansett Pier, R. I.: Aged 71.


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