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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1815

Vol. I

(Born Mas.)

George Blaney

(Ap'd Mas.)

Born Nov. 16, 1795, Roxbury, MA.

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, July 7, 1813, to Mar. 4, 1815, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Mar. 4, 1815.

Served: as Asst. Engineer in the repairs of fortifications in the Castine District, Me., — and on Survey of the Narrows of the St. Lawrence

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Oct. 31, 1816)

River, 1816‑17; as Aide-de‑Camp to Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Bvt. Brig.‑General Swift, Apr. 21, 1817, to Nov. 12, 1818; as Assistant to the Chief Engineer, at Washington,

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Nov. 12, 1818)

D. C., 1818‑20; at the Military Academy, as Adjutant, Mar. 9, 1820, to Mar. 1, 1821; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of the fortifications at Hampton Roads, Va., 1821‑22; at the Military Academy, as Adjutant, Aug. 12, 1822, to May 25, 1825; and as Superintending Engineer

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1824)

of the construction of Ft. Delaware, Pea Patch Island, Dec., 1824‑25, — of Ft. Caswell, N. C., 1825‑35, — and of the Improvement of Cape

(Bvt. Major, June 30, 1834, For Faithful Service Ten Years in one Grade)

Fear River, N. C., 1829‑35.

Died, May 15, 1835, at Ft. Johnston, Smithville, N. C.

Buried, Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, NC.

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