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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1830

Vol. I
p465
619

(Born N. J.)

John S. Vanderveer

(Ap'd N. J.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1825, to July 1, 1830, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1830.

Served: on frontier duty at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1830‑31, — Rock Island, Ill., 1831, — Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1831‑32, — in the "Black Hawk" War against the Sac Indians, 1832, being engaged in the Battle of Bad Axe River, Aug. 2, 1832, — Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1832‑33, —

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Mar. 4, 1833)

Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1833‑34, — Expedition to Tow‑e‑ash Villages, 1834, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1835‑36, — Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1836, — and Nacogdoches,

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Aug. 15, 1835)

Tex., 1836; on Recruiting service, 1836‑37; and on frontier duty

(Captain, 1st Dragoons, Aug. 15, 1835)

at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1837‑39.

Resigned, Dec. 31, 1840.

Civil History. — Unknown.

Died, June 4, 1879, at King City, Mo.: Aged 69.


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