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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1829

Vol. I

(Born Va.)

Robert W. Burnet

(Ap'd O.)


Robert Wallace Burnet: Born Jul. 20, 1806, Cincinnati, OH.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1824, to July 1, 1829, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1829.

Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1829.

Served: in garrison at Cantonment Brooke, Fla., 1830, — and Ft. Mitchell, Ala., 1830; in Operations in Cherokee Nation, 1830; and in garrison at Ft. Mitchell, Ala., 1831‑32, — and Augusta Arsenal, Ga., 1832.

Resigned, Mar. 31, 1833.

 p446  Civil History. — Member of the Board of Visitors to the U. S. Military Academy, 1849.​a Residence, Cincinnati, O.

[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]º

Vol. V
Died July 22, 1898, at Cincinnati, O., Aged 90.

See Annual Association of Graduates U. S. M. A., 1901, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH.

Thayer's Note:

a The Register mentions no civilian career or other attainments, yet he was on the Board of Visitors: a fact almost certainly explained by his family's wealth and influence, which can be gathered from the AOG obituary linked to above.

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