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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1830

Vol. I
p453
596

(Born Me.)

Benjamin Poole

(Ap'd Me.)

10

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., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1830.

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1830.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Sullivan, Me., 1830‑32; on Topographical duty, July 17, 1832, to Jan. 21, 1836; in the Florida War, 1836‑38,

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Aug. 31, 1836)

being engaged against the Seminole Indians in the Action of Locha-Hatchee, Jan. 24, 1838; in Cherokee Nation, while transferring the Indians to the West; and in the Florida War, 1838‑39, being Acting Asst. Adjutant-General to Lieut.‑Colonel Harney's command, 1839.

Died, Nov. 9, 1839, at St. Augustine, Fla.: Aged 29.

Buried, St. Augustine National Cemetery, St. Augustine, FL.


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