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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1814

Vol. I

(Born Vt.)

Jabez Parkhurst

(Ap'd Vt.)

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

Third Lieut., Light Artillery, July 21, 1814.

Served: in the War of 1812‑15 with Great Britain, on the Northern

(Third Lieut., Corps of Artillery, on Reduction of Army, May 17, 1815)

Frontier, 1814‑15; in garrison at New London, Ct., 1815‑16, — and Pittsfield,

(Second Lieut., Corps of Artillery, Aug. 30, 1816)

Mas., 1816; on the Florida Frontier, 1816‑18, participating in Major-General Jackson's Campaign of 1817‑18 against the Seminole Indians,  p128 and his seizure of Pensacola, Fla., May 24, 1818, being engaged in the Bombardment and Capture of Ft. San Carlos de Barrancas, Fla., May 26‑27, 1818; and as Battalion Adjutant of Artillery, at Huntsville, Ala.,

(First Lieut., Corps of Artillery, July 1, 1818)

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery,
in Re-organization of Army, June 1, 1821)

July 1, 1818, to June 1, 1821.

Died, July 6, 1821, at Royalton, Vt.

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