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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1820

Vol. I

(Born Md.)

Thomas E. Sudler

(Ap'd Md.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Mar. 26, 1816, to July 1, 1820, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Third Lieut., Ordnance, July 1, 1820.

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery,
in Re-organization of Army, June 1, 1821,
to Rank from July 1, 1820)

Served: at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Sep. 3, 1820, to July 1, 1821.

Transferred to 1st Artillery, Aug. 16, 1821.

Resigned, Nov. 16, 1821.

Civil History. — Appointed, July, 1824, by the Governor of Maryland, to trace the Boundary Line between the States of Virginia and Maryland. Member of the House of Representatives of the State of Maryland, 1825‑26. Lieut.‑Colonel, Military Department of Maryland, 1826‑40. Professor of Mathematics, Civil Engineering, and Military Tactics, in St. John's College, Md., 1826‑40, — and of Mathematics, Mechanics, and Astronomy in Dickinson College, Pa., 1840‑51. President of the Wesleyan Female College, Wilmington, Del., 1851‑52. Degree of A. M., conferred by Union College, N. Y., 1830, — and by Dickinson College, Pa., 1840.

Died, Dec. 31, 1860, at Wilmington, Del.: Aged 59.

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