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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1832

Vol. I
p509
669

(Born O.)

Joseph C. Vance

(Ap'd O.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1827, to July 1, 1832, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1832.

Served: on the "Black Hawk Expedition," 1832, but not at the seat of war;a on Topographical duty, Oct. 4, 1832, to Jan. 18, 1833; and on

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Dec. 31, 1833)

Engineer duty, Jan. 18, 1833, to Oct. 31, 1835.

Resigned, Oct. 31, 1835.

Civil History. — Farmer, Wheeling, Va., 1835‑40; and by the overturning of a carriage, was

Killed, Sep. 9, 1840, near Wheeling, Va.: Aged 30.


Thayer's Note:

a The phrase "but not at the seat of war" occurs frequently in the Register in connection with the Black Hawk War; the explanation in most cases is the one given in the biographical sketch of James Monroe (q.v.).


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