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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1808

Vol. I
p90
43

(Born N. H.)

Alpheus Roberts

(Ap'd N. H.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, Mar. 20, 1807, to Dec. 12, 1808, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Light Artillery, Dec. 12, 1808.

Served in garrison at Terre au Boeuf, La., 1808‑9.

Died, Aug. 27, 1809, at New Orleans, La.: Aged 23.a


Thayer's Note:

a Not stated in the Register, but almost certainly from disease contracted in the hell that was Terre aux Boeufs: his blood is on the head of General Wilkinson (Ripley, Tarnished Warrior, pp253‑262, 264); he is one of the 127 dead recorded on p255.


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