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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1823

Vol. I

(Born N. J.)

Joseph A. Phillips

(Ap'd N. J.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 30, 1818, to July 1, 1823, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1823.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1824‑25; as Adjutant, 7th Infantry, at Regimental headquarters, May 16, 1825, to May, 1830;

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, June 30, 1828)

on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1830; on Recruiting service, 1830‑32; on Commissary duty, subsisting Indians, Aug. 30, 1832, to July 28, 1834; at the Military Academy, 1834‑35, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Feb. 13 to June 26, 1834, — and Quartermaster,

(Captain, 7th Infantry, May 4, 1835)

June 26, 1834, to May 25, 1835; on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1835‑36, — Camp Desire, near Ft. Towson, I. T., 1836; in transferring Indians, Oct. 11, 1836, to Sep. 6, 1838; on Northern Frontier during

(Transferred to 8th Infantry, July 7, 1838)

Canada Border Disturbances, at Watertown, N. Y., 1838‑39, — and Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1839; on Recruiting service, 1839; and in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1840.

Resigned, Sep. 30, 1840.

Died, January 4, 1846, at Quincy, Ill.: Aged 41.

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