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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1814

Vol. I

(Born N. C.)

Daniel Turner

(Ap'd N. C.)

Born Sep. 26, 1796, in Warrenton, NC.

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, July 19, 1813, to July 21, 1814, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Artillery, July 21, 1814.

Served in the War of 1812‑15, with Great Britain, as Acting Asst. Engineer in erecting temporary defenses for New York city and environs, 1814‑15.

Second Lieut., Corps of Artillery, on Reduction of Army, May 17, 1815; Declined.

Civil History. — Member of the House of Commons of the State of North Carolina, 1819‑24, — and of the U. S. House of Representatives,  p124 from North Carolina, 1827‑29. Captain N. C. Militia, 1819‑27. Principal of Warrenton, N. C., Female Seminary, 1847‑54. Employed in the service of the United States, as Superintending Engineer of the construction of the public works at Mare Island Navy Yard, San Francisco harbor, Cal., 1854‑60.

Died, July 21, 1860, at Mare Island, Cal.: Aged 64.

Buried, Mare Island Cemetery, Vallejo, CA.

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