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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1811

Vol. I
p95
57

(Born N. Y.)

Thomas Ketchum

(Ap'd N. Y.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, June 15, 1808, to Mar. 1, 1811, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Light Artillery, Mar. 1, 1811.

Served: in garrison at Atlantic Posts, 1811‑12; and in the War of

(First Lieut., Light Artillery, Sep. 1, 1811)

(Captain, Light Artillery, Aug. 31, 1814)

1812‑15 with Great Britain, being engaged in the Defense of Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., May 29, 1813.a

Disbanded, June 15, 1815.

Civil History. — U. S. Inspector of Customs, N. Y., 18––– to 18–––. Sutler at West Point, N. Y., June, 1821, to Sep. 6, 1825.

Died, 1836 at New York city: Aged 49.


Thayer's Note:

a See also Roswell Park, History and Topography of West Point, p131.


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