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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1825

Vol. I
p352
407

(Born N. Y.)

Alexander D. Mackay

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1821, to July 1, 1825, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1825.

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1825.

Served: at the Military Academy, as Asst. Teacher of Drawing, Aug. 31, 1825, to Aug. 30, 1826; on Topographical duty, Aug. 30, 1826, to Mar. 6, p3531828; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1828; on Topographical duty, Oct. 24, 1828, to Dec. 31, 1833; in garrison at Ft. Washington, Md., 1833‑35; and on Coast Survey, Apr. 22,

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Feb. 4, 1833)

1835, to Dec. 17, 1836, when, while attempting to swim from the steamer Dolphin, which had burst her boiler off St. John's Bar, Fla., he was

Drowned, Dec. 17, 1836: Aged 32.


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