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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1818

Vol. I

(Born Md.)

Edward Harding

(Ap'd Md.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Dec. 20, 1814, to July 24, 1818, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Artillery, July 24, 1818.

Served: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1818‑19, — Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1819, — Ft. Covington, N. Y., 1819‑20, — Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 1820‑22 (Battalion Quartermaster of Artillery, Jan. 4 to June 1, 1821), —

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery,
in Re-organization of Army, June 1, 1821)

Pittsburg Arsenal, Pa., 1822‑26, — and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, May 10, 1826)

for Practice), 1826‑28; on Ordnance duty, Mar. 6, 1828, to May 30, 1832; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., 1832; and in command

(Captain, Ordnance, May 30, 1832)

of Mount Vernon Arsenal, Ala., 1832‑38, — of Augusta Arsenal, Ga., 1838‑40, 1840‑41, — of Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., 1841‑47, — of Ft. Monroe Arsenal, Va., 1847‑48, — of Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., 1848‑51, —

(Major, Ordnance, July 10, 1851)

 p200  of Watertown Arsenal, Mas., 1851‑54, — of St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., 1854‑55.

Died, Feb. 15, 1855, at St. Louis, Mo.

Buried, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA.

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