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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1824

Vol. I
p333
384

(Born Mas.)

William W. Eaton1

(Ap'd Mas.)

24

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1820, to July 1, 1824, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1824.

Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1824.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Atkinson, Council Bluffs, Io., 1825‑27; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1827.

Died, May 10, 1828, at Waterbury, Ct.: Aged 23.


The Author's Note:

1 Was the son of Captain William Eaton, U. S. Consul at Tunis, who led a successful expedition against Derne, and compelled a treaty with the reigning Bashaw.


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