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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1820

Vol. I

(Born Va.)

George F. Lindsay

(Ap'd D. C.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Apr. 7, 1815, to July 1, 1820, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

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

Served: in garrison at Plattsburg, N. Y., 1820‑21, — and Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1821‑22.

Resigned, July 1, 1822.

Naval History. — Re-appointed in the Naval Service with the rank of

Second Lieut., Marines, Apr. 1, 1823.

Served: at the Marine Barracks, Washington, D. C., 1823, — New York, 1823‑25, — Portsmouth Navy Yard, Me., 1825‑26, — New York, 1826, — Cruise of the Sloop Hornet, 1826‑27, — New York, 1827, — Norfolk, Va., 1827‑28, — Pensacola Navy Yard, Fla., 1828‑31, — in command of guard of the Sloop Erie, 1831, — Pensacola Navy Yard, Fla.,

(First Lieut., Marines, Sep. 19, 1831)

1831‑35, — Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1836, — as Quartermaster and Commissary of Marine Battalion in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1836‑37, — and at the Marine Barracks at Washington, D. C., 1837‑38; and on Quartermaster duty at the Philadelphia Navy Yard,

(Capt., Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Mar. 12, 1838)

Pa., 1838‑41, 1841‑47, — New York, 1847‑55, — and at the Marine headquarters

(Major, Staff — Quartermaster, July 19, 1855)

at Washington, D. C., 1855‑57.

Died, Sep. 27, 1857, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 56.

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