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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1829

Vol. I
p429
554

(Born Md.)

John F. Kennedy

(Ap'd Md.)

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Born: Hagerstown, MD.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1825, to July 1, 1829, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1829.

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1829.

Served: at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Nov. 1, 1829, to Jan 16, 1830; on Staff duty at Headquarters of the Eastern Department, 1830‑31; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1831‑32, — and at Ft. Washington, Md., 1832‑33; on Engineer duty (Cumberland Road), Mar. 18, 1833, to June 11, 1834; in garrison at Charleston harbor S. C., 1834‑35; and in

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Oct. 1, 1835)

the Florida War, on Ordnance and Commissary duty, 1836‑37.

Died,a May 19, 1837, at Charleston, S. C.: Aged 30.

Buried, Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, SC.


Thayer's Note:

a According to a brief notice at SCGenWeb, the Baltimore Sun reported his death on May 30, 1837:

At Charleston, S. C. on Friday, 19th inst. of consumption, First Lieut. John F. Kennedy, of the Army of the United States, aged 29.


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