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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1820

Vol. I

(Born N. Y.)

Francis N. Barbarin

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Francis Noel Barbarin: Born 1802, Brooklyn, NY.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Mar. 1, 1815,  p250 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: on Ordnance duty, July 1, 1820, to Aug. 20, 1822; in garrison at Ft. Moultrie, S. C., 1822‑24, — and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1824‑26; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Jan. 19 to Apr. 20, 1826; on Ordnance duty, Apr. 20,

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Feb. 28, 1827)

1826, to Nov. 2, 1827; in garrison at Ft. Wolcott, R. I., 1827‑33; and on Ordnance duty, Jan. 1, 1834, to Sep. 16, 1836.

Resigned, Sep. 16, 1836.

Civil History. — Civil Engineer in Virginia and North Carolina, 1836‑40. Chief Clerk of U. S. Engineer Department, 1845‑71; and Clerk, 1871‑83.

Died, Feb. 28, 1883, at Georgetown, D. C.: Aged 82.

Buried, Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC.

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