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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1817

Vol. I

(Born N. Y.)

Charles Despinville

(Ap'd N. Y.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, July 29, 1813, to July 17, 1817, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Third Lieut., Corps of Artillery, July 17, 1817.

Served: At Ft. Constitution, N. H., in garrison, 1817‑20, and as Battalion

(Second Lieut., Corps of Artillery, Oct. 24, 1817)

(First Lieut., Corps of Artillery, Sep. 10, 1819)

Adjutant of Artillery, July 9, 1820, to June 1, 1821; in garrison

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

at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1821, — Savannah harbor, Ga., 1821‑22, — and St. Augustine, Fla., 1822‑24; on Topographical duty, Nov., 1824, to Apr., 1825; in garrison at St. Augustine, Fla., 1825‑26; on Survey of Indian Reservation in Florida, 1826‑27; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1827‑28, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1828, — Ft. McHenry, Md., 1828, — Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1828‑29, — and Ft. Delaware, Del., 1829; and on leave of absence 1829‑30.

Resigned, Mar. 1, 1830.

Civil History. — Went to France after his resignation, to join the Army upon the Accession of Louis Philippe to the Throne of France.

Died, May, 1830, in France.

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