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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1837

Vol. I
p692
930

(Born Mas.)

James R. Soley

(Ap'd Mas.)

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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

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

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Aug. 31, 1837.

Served: in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1837‑38, being engaged in the Skirmish at Tuscawilla Pond, Apr. 29, 1838; in the Cherokee Nation, 1838, while transferring the Indians to the West; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1838; in the Florida War, 1838‑39; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1839; at the Camp of Instruction near Trenton, N. J., 1839; on the Northern Frontier during Canada Border Disturbances, at Dearbornville, Mich., 1840, — Detroit, Mich., 1840‑41, — Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 1841, — and Recruiting, 1841‑42; and as Aide‑de-

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 20, 1842)

Camp to Brig.‑General Wool, Aug. 1, 1842, to Jan. 1, 1845.

Died, Oct. 31, 1845, at Troy, N. Y.: Aged 29.


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