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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1836

Vol. I
p654
877

(Born N. Y.)

Arthur B. Lansing

(Ap'd N. Y.)

36

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

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1836.

p655 On authorized graduation leave of absence, July 1, 1836, to Sep. 30, 1836.

Resigned, Sep. 30, 1836.

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, 1836‑39.

Military History. — Re-appointed in the U. S. Army with the rank of

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Nov. 13, 1839.

Served: on the Northern Frontier at Buffalo, N. Y., 1839‑41, during Canada Border Disturbances; in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1841‑43, — and at Ft. Lafayette, N. Y., 1843‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Defense

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 18, 1846)

of Ft. Brown, May 3‑9, 1846; and on Quartermaster duty at Brazos

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Jan. 18, 1847, to June 30, 1851)

Island, Tex., 1847, — Cincinnati, O., 1847, — in the War with Mexico, at Jalapa, 1847‑48, — Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1848‑49, — Ft. Smith, Ark., 1849, — New Orleans, La., 1849‑51, — and Ft. Martin Scott, Tex., 1851.

Resigned, Sep. 1, 1851.a

Died, Feb. 9, 1880, at New York city: Aged 63.b


Thayer's Notes:

a The Register gives no indication as to his life after 1851, nor do the 1900, 1910, or 1920 Supplements.

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b An Arthur B. Lansing, † 1880, is reported on Find-a‑Grave as being buried at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY. The page is otherwise contentless, however, so we can't be sure this is the same man, plausibly though he is.


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