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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1811

Vol. I

(Born Ct.)

Adam Larrabee

(Ap'd Ct.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, Jan. 18, 1808, to Mar. 1, 1811, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Light Artillery, Mar. 1, 1811.

Served: in garrison at Atlantic Posts, 1811‑12; and in the War

(First Lieut., Light Artillery, May 1, 1811)

of 1812‑15 with Great Britain, in the Campaign of 1812 on the Niagara Frontier, — in General Wilkinson's Campaign of 1813‑14 on the St. Lawrence

(Captain, Light Artillery, Feb. 21, 1814)

 p95  being engaged in the Attack on La Cole Mill, Mar. 30, 1814, where he was severely wounded through the lungs, — and in the march of General Izard's division from Plattsburg to the Niagara, 1814.

Disbanded, June 15, 1815.

Civil History. — Farmer, Ledyard (formerly Groton), Ct., 1815‑43. Member of the House of Representatives of the State of Connecticut, 1822. Member of the Board of Visitors to the Military Academy, 1828. Presidential Elector, 1840. Farmer, Windham, Ct., 1853‑59.

Died, Oct. 25, 1869, at Windham, Ct.: Aged 83.

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