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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1835

Vol. I
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(Born N. Y.)

William H. De Forest

(Ap'd N. Y.)

35

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1830, to July 1, 1835, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1835.

Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1835‑36; on frontier

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, Apr. 18, 1836)

p616 duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1836, — Camp Sabine, La., 1836, — and Ft. Jesup, La., 1836; and in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1837.

Resigned, Sep. 30, 1837.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, New York city, 1839‑49, — and at Binghamton, N. Y., 1849 to 1854.

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding

(Captain, 13th Infantry, Aug. 19, 1861)

States, 1861‑62, in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo.

Resigned, Jan. 4, 1862.

Died, Nov. 10, 1864, at St. Louis, Mo.: Aged 52.


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