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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1834

Vol. I
p577
769

(Born Ky.)

Cary H. Fry

(Ap'd Ky.)

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Cary Harrison Fry: Born Aug. 20, 1813.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1830, to July 1, 1834, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1834.

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1834.

Served on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, I. T., 1834‑36.

Resigned, Oct. 31, 1836.

Civil History. — Physician, Louisville, Ky., 1845‑46.

Military History. — Served in the War with Mexico, June 9, 1846,

(Major, 2d Kentucky Volunteers, June 9, 1846)

to June 9, 1847, being engaged on the march through Camargo, Mex., 1846‑47, — Battle of Buena Vista, Feb. 22‑23, 1847, — and in command of his regiment, Feb. 23 to June 9, 1847.

Disbanded, June 9, 1847.

Civil History. — Physician, Danville, Ky., 1847‑48, — and at Louisville, Ky., 1848‑53.

p578 Military History. — Re-appointed in the U. S. Army with the rank of

Major, Staff — Paymaster, Feb. 7, 1853.

Served in the Pay District of New Mexico, 1853‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: at Washington, D. C., 1861‑63, being Acting Paymaster-General, July 15 to Dec. 10, 1862, — Chief Paymaster of the Pay District of Washington,

(Bvt. Lieut.‑Col., Mar. 13, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Rebellion)

D. C., Feb. 4 to July 15, 1863, — and at San Francisco, Cal., 1863‑67.

Lieut.‑Col., Staff — Dep. Paymaster-Gen., July 28, 1866.

Served: in charge of Pay District, Charleston, S. C., Oct. 10, 1867, to

(Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Brig.‑General, U. S. Army, Oct. 15, 1867,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Rebellion)

Apr. 15, 1869; and as Chief Paymaster of Military Division of the Missouri, Apr. 15, 1869, to July 6, 1870, and Sep. 11, 1870, to Mar. 9, 1871, — of Department of Missouri, Mar. 9, 1871, to Mar. 2, 1872, — and of Military Division of the Pacific, Apr. 18, 1872, to Mar. 5, 1873.

Died, Mar. 5, 1873, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 56.

Buried, Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, KY.


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