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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1808

Vol. I

(Born Vt.)

Heman A. Fay

(Ap'd Vt.)

Heman Allen Fay: Born 1779.​a

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, Mar. 20, 1807, to June 13, 1808, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Reg. of Artillerists, June 13, 1808.

Served: in garrison at Atlantic Posts, 1808‑12; and in the War of

(First Lieut., Reg. of Artillerists, Dec. 23, 1811)

(Transferred to Corps of Artillery, May 12, 1814)

1812‑15 with Great Britain, in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., Ft. McHenry, Md. (as Asst. Military Agent), and Ft. Washington, Md., when he was

Disbanded, June 15, 1815.

Chief Forage Master of the Northern Division of the Army, 1816‑17; and as Military Store Keeper, and Agent of the Quartermaster Department at Albany, N. Y., Jan. 3, 1818, to July, 1842.

Civil History. — Author, 1815, of "Official Account of Battles Fought between the Army and Navy of the United States and Great Britain in 1812‑15."

Died, Aug. 20, 1865, at Bennington, Vt.: Aged 87.

Thayer's Note:

a His full name and year of birth, as well as some slight additional biographical information, is given online at the Fay family homepage.

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