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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1857

Vol. II

(Born Ind.)

Thomas J. Lee

(Ap'd Ind.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1853, to July 1, 1857, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1857.

 p699  Served: on frontier duty on Utah Expedition, 1857, — and Los Lunas, N. M.,º 1858‑59.

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Jan. 14, 1858.

Resigned, June 20, 1859.

Civil History. — School Teacher in Putnam County, Ind., 1859‑61.

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑65, as First Lieutenant and Adjutant of an Indiana three-months Volunteer Regiment in Western Virginia, 1861, and subsequently as a private of Indiana Volunteers, 1863‑65.

Civil History. — School Teacher, Cumberland County, Ill., 1865‑68. Principal of School in Coles County, Ill., 1868‑71; and of Lee's Academy, Stockton, Ill., 1871‑77. Degree of A. M. conferred by Indiana State University, 1874. Superintendent of Schools for Coles County, Ill., 1877‑88.

Died Nov. 28, 1888, at Loxa, Ill.: Aged 54.

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