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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1812

Vol. I

(Born Mas.)

George Templeman

(Ap'd D. C.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, Oct. 10, 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, in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., and at Greenbush, N. Y., 1812.

Resigned, Nov. 1, 1812.

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

First Lieut., 26th Infantry, Apr. 21, 1814.

 p105  Served: in the War of 1812‑15 with Great Britain on Recruiting service,

(Captain, 26th Infantry, Nov. 15, 1814)

1814, — and in garrison at Pea Patch Island, Del., 1814‑15.

Disbanded, June 15, 1815.

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

Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, Mar. 17, 1819.

Served on Commissary duty in New York city, 1819‑20, until he was

Dropped, Dec. 27, 1820.

Civil History. — Clerk in the Surgeon-General's Office, at Washington, D. C., 1818‑19. Bookseller, Washington, D. C., 1831‑52.

Died, Feb.,​a 1852, at Georgetown, D. C.

Buried,​b Holy Rood Cemetery, Washington, DC.

Thayer's Notes:

a In the Supplement, Vol. IV, the exact date of Capt. Templeman's death is given as Feb. 11, 1852. See also next note:

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b Not absolutely certain, but very probable. Our man's name is not that common, and the cemetery is in Georgetown, which in 1852 had fewer than 10,000 inhabitants. Note, however, that the date of Geo. Templeman's death is given on the grave marker as Jan'y 30.

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