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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1820

Vol. I

(Born Pa.)

Nicholas Cruger

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 26, 1815, to July 1, 1820, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1820.

Transferred from 2d to 7th, July 15, and from 7th to 6th Infantry, July 25, 1820.

Served: in conducting recruits to Ft. Atkinson, Council Bluffs, Io., 1821; on frontier duty at Ft. Atkinson, Io., 1821‑23; on the Arickaree

(First Lieut., 6th Infantry, Feb. 28, 1823)

Expedition, 1823, serving as Volunteer Adjutant of Missouri Legion, and Commissary and Quartermaster of the command, and participating in the Attack on the Indian Towns, Aug. 9‑11, 1823; on frontier duty at Ft. Atkinson, Io., 1823‑24; on Recruiting service, 1825‑26; in conducting  p255 recruits to Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1826‑27; and in garrison at Jefferson Barracks,

(Captain, 6th Infantry, Feb. 11, 1827)

Mo., 1827.

Resigned, Oct. 31, 1827.

Civil History. — Member of the Board of Supervisors of Westchester County, N. Y., 1832‑43. Member of the House of Representatives of the State of New York, 1838. Farmer, Crugers, Westchester County, N. Y., 1827‑68.

Died, June 3, 1868, near Crugers, N. Y.: Aged 67.

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