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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1812

Vol. I

(Born Ct.)

Francis B. Murdock

(Ap'd Ct.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, June 15, 1808, to Jan. 3, 1812, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Light Artillery, Jan. 3, 1812.

Served: in the War of 1812‑15 with Great Britain, on the Niagara

(First Lieut., Light Artillery, Aug. 24, 1812)

Frontier, 1812‑13, being engaged in the Capture of Ft. George, U. C., May 27, 1813, — on the St. Lawrence River, 1813‑14, — on Recruiting service, 1814, — and with Gen. Izard's division, 1814.

Resigned, Jan. 1, 1815.

Re-appointed in the United States Army with the rank of

Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, Feb. 19, 1817,

but performed no duty before he

Resigned, Nov. 1, 1817.

Civil History. — Post Office Clerk, Brooklyn, Ct., 1817‑66.

Died, Sep. 2, 1866, at Brooklyn, Ct.: Aged 80.

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