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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1833

Vol. I

(Born Mas.)

Frederic A. Smith

(Ap'd Mas.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1829, to July 1, 1833, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1833.

Served: as Assistant to the Board of Engineers at Newport, R. I., 1833; at the Military Academy, as Principal Asst. Professor of Engineering, Sep. 20, 1833, to July 26, 1834; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Warren, Boston harbor, Mas., 1834‑36, — and of Delaware

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Jan. 21, 1835)

Breakwater, at the mouth of Delaware Bay, 1836‑37; as Assistant to the Chief Engineer of Washington, D. C., 1837‑41, 1842; as Superintending

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, July 7, 1838)

Engineer of the repairs of Ft. Washington, Potomac River, Md., 1841‑46, — and of Ft. Madison, Annapolis harbor, Md., 1846; at the Military Academy, 1846‑48, as Instructor of Practical Military Engineering, Sep. 12, 1846, to Mar. 25, 1848, — Treasurer, Sep. 12, 1846, to Mar. 25, 1848, — and Superintending Engineer of the construction of Cadet Barracks, 1846‑48; as Assistant to the Chief Engineer, at Washington, D. C., 1848‑52; as Member of the Board of Engineers for the Pacific Coast Defenses, June 17, 1851, to Oct. 16, 1852; and as Superintending Engineer  p530 of the preliminary Surveys for the Potomac Aqueduct, from the Great Falls, Md., to Washington City, D. C., 1852.

Died, Oct. 16, 1852, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 40.

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