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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1824

Vol. I

(Born Va.)

Louis T. Jamison

(Ap'd La.)


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., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1824.

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

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Armstrong, Ill., 1825‑26, — and Ft.

(Resigned, Apr. 30, 1825)

(Re-appointed Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, May 1, 1825)

Snelling, Min., 1826‑28; on Commissary duty at Ft. Armstrong, Ill., 1828, — Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1828‑29, — Ft. Dearborn, Ill., 1829‑30, — Ft. Brady, Mich., 1830‑33, — and Ft. Dearborn, Ill., 1833‑37; and on Recruiting

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Apr. 23, 1830)

(Captain, 5th Infantry, Oct. 31, 1836)

service, 1837‑38.

Dismissed, Dec. 31, 1838, under Sec. 3 of Law of Jan. 31, 1823.​a

Civil History. — Sutler at Ft. Mackinac, Mich., 1840‑46. Storekeeper of Clothing, Camargo depot, Mex., 1846‑48. Sutler at Camp  p332 Ringgold, Tex., 1848‑56. Justice of the Peace, Starr County, Tex., 1853‑56.

Died, June 23, 1858, at Rio Grande City: Aged 52.

Thayer's Note:

a Requiring that disbursing officers failing to render their accounts for settlement in due time be promptly reported to the President of the United States and dismissed from the public service.

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