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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1837

Vol. I
p663
894

(Born N. Y.)

John Bratt

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1833, to July 1, 1837, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1837.

Served in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., July‑Aug., 1837.

Resigned, Aug. 31, 1837.

Civil History. — Asst. Engineer in the service of the United States, on the Improvement of Hudson River, N. Y., 1838‑42, — and in the construction of Ft. Montgomery, Rouse's Point, N. Y., 1842‑43, and 1844‑50. U. S. Agent in charge of Hudson River Improvement, N. Y., 1843, — and of Ft. Montgomery, N. Y., 1847. Asst. Engineer of Albany and West Stockbridge Railroad, N. Y., 1841. City Surveyor of Albany, N. Y., 1843‑44. Purveyor in the Subsistence Department for Cadets of the United States Military Academy, Dec. 1, 1850, to Feb. 15, 1882. Farmer, near Garrison's, N. Y., 1882‑90.

Died, May 21, 1890, at Brooklyn, N. Y.: Aged 67.


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