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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1823

Vol. I
p308
341

(Born Pa.)

Mark W. Batman

(Ap'd Pa.)

16

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

Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1823.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Atkinson, Council Bluffs, Io., 1823‑25, — on Missouri Expedition, 1825, — and Ft. Atkinson, Io., 1825‑26; on

(First Lieut., 6th Infantry, Dec. 20, 1826)

Recruiting service, 1826‑28; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1828‑31; on Recruiting service, 1831‑33; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1833‑34; on Indian service, Oct. 1, 1834, to May 13, 1836;

(Captain, 6th Infantry, Nov. 16, 1836)

on Quartermaster duty in Creek Nation, 1836; on frontier duty at Camp Sabine, La., 1837; and in transferring Indians, May 31 to July 31, 1837.

Died, July 31, 1837, at Mount Vernon Arsenal, Ala.: Aged 38.


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