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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1828

Vol. I
p417
533

(Born Pa.)

Samuel Torrence

(Ap'd O.)

26

Born Fayette County, PA.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1823, to July 1, 1828, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1828.

Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1828.

Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1829; on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, I. T., 1829, — Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1829, — Ft. Towson, I. T., 1829‑30, — Baton Rouge, La., 1830‑31, — Ft. Mitchell, Ala., 1831, — Baton Rouge, La., 1831‑32, — and Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1832; and in "Black Hawk" War against the Sac Indians, 1832.

Died, Sep. 1, 1832, at Fort Armstrong, Ill.: Aged 26.

Buried, Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, IL.


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