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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1825

Vol. I

(Born N. J.)

N. Sayre Harris

(Ap'd N. J.)


Nathaniel Sayre Harris: Born Sep. 29, 1805, Bloomsburg, NJ.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1821, to July 1, 1825, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1825.

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1825.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min., 1825‑26; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1826‑28; as Adjutant, 3d Infantry, at Regimental headquarters, Feb. 19, 1827, to Oct. 19, 1830; at the Military

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Sep. 11, 1829)

Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Jan. 21, 1831, to Jan. 1, 1834; and on Recruiting service, 1834‑35.

Resigned, May 31, 1835.

 p360  Civil History. — Clergyman, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1837‑86. Appointed Chaplain, U. S. Army, 1838: declined. Chaplain, Hudson Brigade, New Jersey Militia, 1859‑69.

Died, Apr. 22, 1886, at Philadelphia, Pa.: Aged 80.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1886, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, NJ.

Thayer's Note:

a Rev. Harris's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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