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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1808

Vol. I

(Born Vt.)

Milo Mason

(Ap'd Vt.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, Mar. 20, 1807, to June 18, 1808, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Ensign, 4th Infantry, June 18, 1808.

Served: on the Northwestern Frontier, 1808‑9; in garrison at Atlantic

(Second Lieut., Reg. of Artillerists, Jan. 9, 1809)

Posts, 1809‑12; in the War of 1812‑15 with Great Britain, on

(First Lieut., Reg. of Artillerists, Feb. 29, 1812)

the Canada Frontier, and Aide-de‑Camp to Brig.‑General Cushing,

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

1814‑15; as Aide-de‑Camp to Brig.‑General Porter, 1815‑16; on Quartermaster

(Capt., Staff — Asst. Dep. Quartermaster-Gen., Apr. 29, 1816)

(Captain, Corps of Artillery, May 17, 1816)

duty, 1816‑20, being Quartermaster-General of the Southern Division, commanded by Major-General Jackson, 1818‑20; on Recruiting

Major, Staff — Dep. Quartermaster-Gen., Feb. 13, 1818)

(Resigned Staff Commission, May 1, 1820)

service, 1820‑21; and in garrison at Ft. Sullivan, Me., 1821‑23, —

(Captain, 1st Artillery,
in Re-organization of Army, June 1, 1821)

 p89  Ft. Independence, Mas., 1823, — Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1823‑24, — Ft.

(Bvt. Major, May 17, 1826, for Faithful Service Ten Years in one Grade)

Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1824‑26, — Ft. Wolcott, R. I., 1826‑27, — Ft. Washington, Md., 1827‑35, — and Washington Arsenal, D. C., 1835‑37.

Died, Feb. 4, 1837, at Washington, D. C.

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