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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1827

Vol. I
p401
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(Born Vt.)

Isaac Lynde

(Ap'd Vt.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1823, to July 1, 1827, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1827.

Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1827.

Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1827‑29; Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1829, — Ft. Mackinac, Mich., 1829‑32, — Ft. Howard, Wis., 1832‑37, — Ft. Winnebago, Wis., 1837‑39, — Ft. Snelling, Min., 1839‑40,

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Feb. 18, 1836)

(Captain, 5th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1839)

Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1840, — and Ft. Gratiot, Mich., 1841‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845; in the War with Mexico, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1847‑49; and on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., p4021849‑50, — Ft. Towson, I. T., 1850‑51,aPreston Depot, Tex., 1851, — Convoying trains to Fulton, Ark., 1851, — Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1852‑53, — Ft. McIntosh, Tex., 1853‑55, — Ft. Smith, Ark., 1856, — Ft. Gibson,

(Major, 7th Infantry, Oct. 18, 1855)

I. T., 1856‑57, — Ft. Washita, I. T., 1857, — Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1857‑58, — Utah Expedition, 1858‑59, 1860, — March to New Mexico, 1860, — Ft. Webster, N. M., 1860, — Ft. Crittenden, Utah, 1860‑61, — Ft. McLane, N. M., 1861, — and Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1861, which he abandoned, July 27, 1861, and "subsequently surrendered his command to an inferior force of insurgents." . . .º

Major, 18th Infantry, July 28, 1866.

Retired from Active Service, July 28, 1866, under the Law of July 17, 1862, he being over "the Age of 62 Years."

Served on Court-martial duty, Mar. 7, 1867.

Died, Apr. 10, 1886, at Picolata, Fla.: Aged 82.


Thayer's Note:

a Post returns show him commanding Fort Towson July 1, 1850 to June 6, 1851. Thanks to John Stanton at FortWiki for the heads‑up.


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