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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1817

Vol. I

(Born D. C.)

Edward J. Lambert

(Ap'd D. C.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, July 18, 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, Mar. 1, 1818)

Seminole Indians, and his Invasion of Florida; in garrison in the defense of the approaches to New Orleans, La., 1818‑19; on Engineer

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Mar. 10, 1819)

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry,
in Re-organization of Army, June 1, 1821)

duty at Mobile Point, Ala., 1819‑21; and in garrison at Baton Rouge,

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, May 1, 1822)

La., 1821‑22, — and Mobile, Ala., 1822‑23.

Resigned, Sep. 30, 1823.

Civil History. — Civil Engineer in Alabama, 1823‑32. Member of the House of Representatives of the State of Alabama, 18––– to 18–––.

Died, Dec. 4, 1832, at Washington, D. C.

Buried, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, DC.

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