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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1831

Vol. I

(Born N. Y.)

Edmund A. Ogden

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Edmund Augustus Ogden: Born Feb. 20, 1811, Catskill, NY.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1827, to July 1, 1831, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1831.

Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1831.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1831‑32; in the "Black Hawk" War against the Sac Indians, 1832, being engaged in the Battle  p487 of Bad Axe River, Aug. 2, 1832; on frontier duty at Ft. Armstrong, Ill., 1832‑33, — Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1833‑34, — Ft. Snelling, Min., 1834‑36,

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, Dec. 17, 1836)

1836‑37, — and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1837; in the Florida War, 1837‑38; on Recruiting service, 1838; and on Quartermaster duty at

(Transferred to 8th Infantry, July 7, 1838)

(Capt., Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, July 7, 1838)

Buffalo, N. Y., 1838‑40, during Canada Border Disturbances, — in the

(Captain, 8th Infantry, Dec. 1, 1839, to June 18, 1846)

Florida War at Tampa Bay, 1840‑42, — Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1842, — Ft. Towson, I. T., 1842, — Ft. King, Fla., 1843, — Key West, Fla., constructing barracks, 1843‑44, 1844‑45, — in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46, — in the War with Mexico, 1846‑47, — Louisville, Ky., fitting

(Bvt. Major, May 30, 1848, for Meritorious Conduct)

out Volunteers for the War with Mexico, 1847, — Cincinnati, O., 1847‑49, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1849‑52, — and Ft. Riley, Kan., 1855.

Died, Aug. 3, 1855, at Ft. Riley, Kan.: Aged 44.

Buried, St. Matthews Cemetery, Unadilla, NY.

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