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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1835

Vol. I
p618
827

(Born O.)

George W. Shaw

(Ap'd O.)

42

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., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1835.

p619 Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Armstrong, Ill., 1835‑36, — and Ft. Snelling, Min., 1836.

Resigned, Oct. 31, 1836.

Civil History. — Master and part Proprietor in Maysville, Ky., and Cincinnati, O., Steamboat Line, 1836‑54.

Died, Sep. 13, 1854, at Ripley, O.: Aged 40.a

Buried, Maplewood Cemetery, Ripley, OH.


Thayer's Note:

a The inscription on his tombstone (q.v.) states that he was in his 42d. year. It also titles him Capt., but that no doubt refers to his steamboat rank.


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