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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1832

Vol. I
p511
673

(Born Pa.)

Lewis Howell

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1828, to July 1, 1832, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1832.

Served: on the "Black Hawk Expedition," 1832, but not at the seat of war;a and on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1832‑33, — Scouting, 1833, — and Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1833.

Resigned, Oct. 31, 1833.

Civil History. — Civil Engineer and Iron Manufacturer, Baltimore, Md., 1833‑54. President of Ocean Mutual Insurance Company, Baltimore, Md., 1852‑54.

Died, Sep. 23, 1854, at Baltimore, Md.: Aged 43.


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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