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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1823

Vol. I
p314
352

(Born Vt.)

Asa Richardson

(Ap'd Vt.)

27

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., 1823‑27;

(First Lieut., 6th Infantry, May 1, 1827)

in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1827‑30; on Recruiting service, 1830‑31; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1831‑32; in the "Black Hawk" War against the Sac Indians, 1832, being engaged in the Battle of Bad Axe River, Aug. 2, 1832; and on frontier duty at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1832‑33, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1833‑34, — and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1834‑35.

Died, Apr. 18, 1835, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo.: Aged 35.


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