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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1811

Vol. I

(Born D. C.)

Thomas J. Beall​1

(Ap'd Md.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, Mar. 6, 1806, to Mar. 1, 1811, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Reg. of Artillerists, Mar. 1, 1811.

Served: in garrison at Atlantic Posts, 1811‑12; in the War of 1812‑15

(First Lieut., Reg. of Artillerists, Mar. 3, 1813)

with Great Britain, on the Niagara Frontier, being engaged in the

(Captain, 4th Rifles, Mar. 17, 1814)

Defense of Ft. Erie, U. C., Aug. 3‑Sep. 17, 1814, including its Bombardment, Aug. 13‑15, Repulse of the enemy's Assault, Aug. 15, and

(First Lieut., Corps of Artillery, to rank from Mar. 3, 1813, and Bvt. Capt., from Mar. 17, 1814, on Reduction of Army, May 17, 1815)

Sortie from it, Sep. 17, 1814; in garrison at Ft. St. Philip, La., 1816‑17, — and Mobile, Ala., 1817; in command of Militia, at Trader's Hill, Ga.,

(Captain, Corps of Artillery, Sep. 26, 1818)

1818; in garrison at Portsmouth, N. H., 1818‑20, — and Ft. Columbus,

(Captain, 2d Infantry,
in Re-organization of Army, June 1, 1821)

N. Y., 1820‑21; on frontier duty at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1821‑22, — and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., 1822‑25; on Recruiting service, 1825‑27;

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 26, 1828, for Faithful Service Ten Years in one Grade)

 p97  and on frontier duty at Ft. Brady, Mich., 1827‑28, — Ft. Gratiot, Mich.,

(Transferred to 1st Infantry, Jan. 31, 1829)

1828‑29, Ft. Winnebago, Wis., 1829‑30, 1831, and Ft. Armstrong, Ill., 1831‑32, continuing there during the "Black Hawk War" of 1832 against the Sac Indians.

Died, October 26, 1832, at Ft. Armstrong, Ill.: Aged 40.

The Author's Note:

1 Was the son of Capt. Lloyd Beall, of the Revolutionary Army, who was wounded in the Battle of Germantown.

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