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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1812

Vol. I
p106
81

(Born S. C.)

William Sumter

(Ap'd S. C.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, Jan. 18, 1810, to Jan. 3, 1812, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Light Artillery, Jan. 3, 1812.

Served: in the War of 1812‑15 with Great Britain, on the Niagara

(First Lieut., Light Artillery, May 27, 1813)

Frontier, 1812‑13, and on the St. Lawrence River, 1813‑14, being engaged in the Capture of Ft. George, U. C., May 27, 1813; on Recruiting service,

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, on Reduction of Army, May 17, 1815)

1815‑17; in garrison at Baton Rouge, La., 1817; and on frontier

(Captain, 1st Infantry, May 31, 1817)

duty at Natchitoches,º La., 1817.

Resigned, July 1, 1818.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, South Carolina, 1818‑26.

Died, 1826, in South Carolina.


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