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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1817

Vol. I

(Born Va.)

Frederick L. Griffith

(Ap'd Va.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, May 9, 1814, to July 17, 1817, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

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

Served: in Major-General Jackson's Campaign of 1817‑18 against the

(Second Lieut., Corps of Artillery, Dec. 9, 1817)

Seminole Indians, and his Invasion of Florida; as Battalion Adjutant of Artillery at Charleston harbor, S. C., June 1, 1818, to June 1, 1821; in

(First Lieut., Corps of Artillery, Nov. 28, 1819)

garrison at West Point, N. Y., 1821‑22, — Charleston, S. C., 1822‑23, —

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery,
in Re-organization of Army, June 1, 1821)

(Transferred to 2d Artillery, Aug. 16, 1821)

West Point, N. Y., 1823‑24, — and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1824‑26; in Quartermaster-General's Office, 1826‑27; at the Military Academy, as Adjutant, May 14, 1827, to Sep. 1, 1831; and on sick leave of absence, 1831‑32.

Died, Jan. 28, 1832, at Alexandria, D. C.: Aged 35.

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