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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1842

Vol. II

(Born Pa.)

Lucien Loeser

(Ap'd Pa.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1842.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1842‑43, — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1843‑44, — Ft. Trumbull, Ct., 1844‑45, — and Ft. McHenry, Md.,

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, May 31, 1845)

1845‑46; on voyage to California, 1846‑47; in the War with Mexico,

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847)

1847‑48, at Monterey, Cal.; in garrison at Ft. Sullivan, Me., 1849‑50, — at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1850‑52, — Ft. Sullivan, Me., 1852‑53, — Ft. Constitution, N. H., 1853, — Ft. Wood, N. Y., 1853, — and New York, 1853‑54; as Adjutant, 3d Artillery, Mar. 1 to Apr. 4, 1854; and on frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 1854, — Ft. Miller, Cal., 1854‑57, — San

(Captain, 3d Artillery, Nov. 11, 1856)

Diego, Cal., 1857, — San Bernardino, Cal., 1858, — Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1858.

Resigned, Dec. 3, 1858.

Civil History. — Clerk in the Quartermaster's Office, New York city, 1862 to 18–––. History, since 1862, unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Chief of the Record Division U. S. Custom House, New York City, 1873‑97.

Died March 6, 1897, at Brooklyn, N. Y.: Aged 79.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1897, for an obituary notice.

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