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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1814

Vol. I

(Born Va.)

Henry W. Fitzhugh

(Ap'd D. C.)

Henry William Fitzhugh:
Born Dec. 3, 1797, Ravensworth, Fairfax County, VA.​a

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, July 30, 1812, to July 21, 1814, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

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

 p125  Served: in the War of 1812‑15 with Great Britain, on duty at Ft. Wolcott, R. I., 1814‑15; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1815‑18; as

(First Lieut., Corps of Artillery, Apr. 20, 1818)

Battalion Quartermaster of Artillery, July 1, 1818, to June 1, 1821; on

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery,
in Re-organization of Army, June 1, 1821)

Commissary and Quartermaster duty at Baltimore, Md., 1821‑26; and

(Asst. Quartermaster, from May 19, 1826, to June 28, 1836)

(Bvt. Captain, Apr. 20, 1828, for Faithful Service Ten Years in one Grade)

as Asst. Quartermaster at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1826‑29, — and Boston, Mas., 1831‑32, 1832‑36.

Resigned, June 28, 1836.

Civil History. — General Superintendent of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, July 4, 1836, to May 31, 1838. Merchant, Baltimore, Md., 1838‑57, and engaged in milling on the Rappahannock River, Va., 1857‑76.

Died, June 10, 1876, at Woodville, Va.: Aged 79.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1877, for an obituary notice.º

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Fitzhugh's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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