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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1839

Vol. I
p741
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(Born Pa.)

Michael S. Culbertson

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1835, to July 1, 1839, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1839.

Served: on the Northern Frontier, at Rouse's Point, and at Plattsburg, N. Y., 1839, during Canada Border Disturbances; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Jan. 1 to Feb. 4, 1840; on Maine Frontier, at Houlton, 1840, pending "Disputed Territory" controversy; and in garrison at Ft. Preble, Me., 1840‑41.

Resigned, Apr. 15, 1841.

Civil History. — Clergyman, Presbyterian Church, 1844‑62. Missionary to China, 1844‑62. Translator of the Bible into Chinese, 1851‑62; and Author of numerous works of religious literature in Chinese and English, 1844‑62. Degree of D. D. conferred by the University of the City of New York, 1862.

Died, Aug. 25, 1862, at Shanghai, China: Aged 44.


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