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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1834

Vol. I

(Born Pa.)

John Graham

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1829, to July 1, 1834, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1834.

Served: in garrison at Ft. King, Fla., 1834‑35; in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1835‑36, being engaged in the Combat of

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Jan. 31, 1836)

Withlacoochee, Dec. 31, 1835, — and Action of Oloklikaha, Mar. 31, 1836; in garrison at Baton Rouge, La., 1836, — and New Orleans, La.,

(First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, June 11, 1836)

1836; and in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1837, 1837‑38, being engaged in the Defense of Camp Monroe, Feb. 8, 1837, — Surprise of Indian Camps, Sep. 9 and 10, 1837, — Skirmish near Mosquito

(Captain, 2d Dragoons, Oct. 1, 1837)

 p586  Inlet, Sep. 10, 1837, — Action of Locha-Hatchee, Jan. 24, 1838, — and as Aide-de‑Camp to Brig.‑General Hernandez, of the Florida Militia, Sep. ––– to Nov. 6, 1837.

Resigned, Jan. 28, 1838.

Civil History.Adjutant-General of the Territory of Florida, Jan. 4, 1840, to July 30, 1841.

Died, July 30, 1841, at Tallahassee, Fla.: Aged 27.

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