Short URL for this page:

[image ALT: Much of my site will be useless to you if you've got the images turned off!]
Bill Thayer

[image ALT: Cliccare qui per una pagina di aiuto in Italiano.]

[Link to a series of help pages]
[Link to the next level up]
[Link to my homepage]
This site is not affiliated with the US Military Academy.
[decorative delimiter]

 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1811

Vol. I

(Born Pa.)

Armstrong Irvine

(Ap'd Pa.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, June 15, 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 of 1812‑15

(First Lieut., Light Artillery, July 6, 1812)

with Great Britain, on the Niagara Frontier, 1812, in the Campaign on

(Captain, 42d Infantry, Oct. 1, 1813)

the St. Lawrence, 1813, and with Major-General Izard's division on the

(Transferred to 4th Rifles, May, 1814)

march from Lake Champlain to the Niagara Frontier, 1814, being engaged in the Capture of Ft. George, U. C., May 27, 1813, — Battle of Chrystler's Field, L. C., Nov. 11, 1813, — and Combat of Lyon's Creek, U. C., Oct. 19, 1814; in garrison at Newport, R. I., 1815‑16, — at Boston

(Captain, Light Artillery,
on Reduction of Army, May 17, 1815)

harbor, Mas., 1816; as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Ripley, 1816; and in garrison at Boston harbor, Mas., 1816‑17.

Died, Jan. 15, 1817, at Ft. Warren (now Ft. Winthrop), Mas.

[image ALT: Valid HTML 4.01.]

Page updated: 16 Feb 13