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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1831

Vol. I
p487
651

(Born Ky.)

Erasmus F. Covington

(Ap'd Ky.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1827, to July 1, 1831, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1831.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1831‑32; in the "Black Hawk" War against the Sac Indians, 1832; and on frontier duty

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 11, 1833)

at Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1831‑33, — Dubuque River, Io., 1833, — and at Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1833.

Resigned, Sep. 30, 1833.

p488 Civil History. — Farmer, Bowling Green, Ky., 1834‑38.

Died Oct. 14, 1838, at Bowling Green, Ky.: Aged 29.


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