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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1838

Vol. I
p727
981

(Born N. Y.)

Ferdinand S. Mumford

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Ferdinand Suydam Mumford

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1834, to July 1, 1838, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1838.

Served: in the Florida War, 1839; on sick leave of absence, 1839‑41;

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 11, 1839)

on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min., 1841‑43, — Ft. Winnebago, Wis., 1843‑45, — and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1845‑46; on Recruiting service, 1846‑48; in the War with Mexico, 1848, at the City of Mexico;

(Captain, 1st Infantry, Mar. 15, 1848)

and in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848, — and Ft. Brown, Tex., 1848‑49.

Resigned, Aug. 31, 1849.

Civil History. — Mining Engineer in California, 1849‑57; Counselor at Law in California, 1857‑72.

Died, Oct. 1, 1872, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 54.

Burial: "Body lost or destroyed"


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