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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1830

Vol. I
p449
589

(Born D. C.)

Walter S. Chandler

(Ap'd D. C.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1826, to July 1, 1830, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1830.

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1830.

Served: in garrison at Charleston harbor, S. C., 1830‑31; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Sep. 9, 1831, to Oct. 10, 1832; in the Cherokee Nation, 1832‑33; in garrison at Savannah, Ga., 1833; in the Cherokee Nation, 1833; on Recruiting service, 1834; on Ordnance duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1834; and in garrison at Mobile, Ala., 1834‑35, where, while attempting to save a drowning man, he was himself

Drowned, Jan. 25, 1835, in Mobile Bay, Ala.: Aged 25.


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