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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1836

Vol. I
p634
849

(Born Va.)

Samuel J. Bransford

(Ap'd Va.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1832, to July 1, 1836, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1836.

Served: on Topographical duty, July 11 to Oct. 15, 1836; in the Florida War, 1837‑38; on the Northern Frontier, at Cleveland, O., 1838,

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Dec. 14, 1837)

during Canada Border Disturbances; and at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Sep. 13, 1838, to Nov. 3, 1840, when, by being accidentally thrown from his horse against a tree, he was

Killed, Nov. 3, 1840, at West Point, N. Y.: Aged 26.


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