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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1837

Vol. I
p696
940

(Born N. C.)

Franklin Saunders

(Ap'd N. C.)

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

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1837.

Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Sep. 11, 1837.

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

Resigned, June 30, 1838.

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, 1838‑46. Asst. Engineer, Charleston, S. C., Louisville, Ky., and Cincinnati, O., projected Railroad, 1838.

Military History. — Served in the War with Mexico, as

Captain, 1st Kentucky Volunteers, May 30, 1846,

in the Northern States of Mexico, till he was

Disbanded, May 17, 1847.

p697 Civil History. — Asst. Engineer, North Carolina Railroad, 1850‑55.

Died, Feb. 4, 1856, near Baltimore, Md.: Aged 38.


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