[image ALT: Much of my site will be useless to you if you've got the images turned off!]
Bill Thayer

[image ALT: Cliccare qui per una pagina di aiuto in Italiano.]

[Link to a series of help pages]
[Link to the next level up]
[Link to my homepage]
This site is not affiliated with the US Military Academy.
[decorative delimiter]

 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1837

Vol. I

(Born N. J.)

William T. Martin

(Ap'd N. J.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1832, to July 1, 1837, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1837.

Served in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1837‑38.

Resigned, June 15, 1838.

Civil History. — Farmer, 1842‑44. Professor of Mathematics and French, Western Military Institute, at Georgetown, Ky., 1847‑48. Major, Kentucky Militia, 1847‑48. Professor of French and Drawing, Kentucky Military Institute, near Frankfort, Ky., 1851‑52. Draughtsman, U. S. Coast Survey Office, Washington, D. C., 1853‑61, — and at U. S. Engineer Office, at Portsmouth, N. H., 1862 to 18–––.a

Thayer's Note:

a The Register doesn't record the date of Martin's death, neither in the initial entry, above, (Vol. II, 1890), nor in the 1900 Supplement (Vol. IV), where only his name is listed, with no further information, but not marked . The 1910 Supplement (Vol. V) records him as having died, but again, with no information.

[image ALT: Valid HTML 4.01.]

Page updated: 11 Oct 10