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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1835

Vol. I
p595
800

(Born N. Y.)

William Spencer Brown

(Ap'd N. Y.)

15

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1831, to July 1, 1835, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1835.

On graduation leave of absence, July 1, 1835, to Dec. 31, 1835.

Resigned, Dec. 31, 1835.

Civil History. — Asst. Engineer of enlargement of Erie Canal, N. Y., 1835‑36, — and of Norristown and Valley Railroad, Pa., 1836‑37. Asst. Resident Engineer of Western and Atlantic Railroad, Ga., 1837‑40. Chief Engineer, Memphis Branch Railroad, Ga., 1840‑47, — and of Coosa and Tennessee Railroad, Ala., 1846. Principal Asst. Engineer and Commissioner of Ways of Columbia and Greenville Railroad, S. C., 1847‑49, — and Chief Engineer of same Road, 1849‑52. Consulting Engineer of Laurens and Newberry Railroad, S. C., 1850‑51, — and of King's Mountain Railroad, S. C., 1851.

Drowned, Aug. 30, 1852, in Broad River, near Littleton, S. C.: Aged 37.


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