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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1829

Vol. I
p443
579

(Born N. C.)

Edwin R. Long

(Ap'd N. C.)

39

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., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1829.

Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1829.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 1830‑32, — and Ft. Dearborn, Ill., 1832; in the "Black Hawk" War against the Sac Indians, 1832; in garrison at Ft. Dearborn, Ill., 1832‑33, — and Ft. Brady, Mich., 1834‑35; on Recruiting service, 1835‑37; in charge of public property

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Nov. 6, 1836)

at Newport, Ky., 1837; on Recruiting service, 1837‑39; in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1839‑41, 1841‑42, being engaged in the Rout of Halleck Tustennuggee's Band in the Big Hammock of Pilaklikaha, Apr. 19, 1842; and in garrison at Buffalo Barracks, N. Y., 1842‑44, 1845, — and Detroit, Mich., 1845‑46.

Died, Mar. 11, 1846, at Detroit, Mich.: Aged 36.


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