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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1824

Vol. I

(Born Md.)

Anthony Drane

(Ap'd Md.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1820, to July 1, 1824, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1824.

Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1824.

Served: on Topographical duty, Aug. 27, 1824, to June 20, 1825; on Commissary duty at Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1825‑26, — Ft. Armstrong, Ill., 1826‑27, — Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1827‑28, — and Jefferson Barracks, Mo.,

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Aug. 20, 1828)

1828; on Quartermaster duty in Quartermaster General's Office, Washington, D. C., 1829, — Natchitoches,º La., 1829‑30, — Ft. Jesup, La.,

(Asst. Quartermaster, Apr. 18, 1829, to Nov. 25, 1835)

1830‑31, — Cantonment Leavenworth, Kan., 1831‑32, — settling claims in Washington, D. C., 1832‑33, — and New Orleans, La., 1833‑35.

Resigned, Nov. 25, 1835.

Reinstated in the United States Army, Mar. 17, 1842, as

Captain, 5th Infantry, to Rank from Oct. 31, 1836.

Served: in garrison at Detroit, Mich., 1842‑43; in arrest and suspended, 1843‑45; and in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46.

Cashiered, July 10, 1846, for "Drunkenness on Duty."

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, New Orleans, La., 1847.

Died, Apr. 5, 1850, in Insane Hospital, Louisville, Ky.: Aged 50.

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