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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1836

Vol. I

(Born N. Y.)

Augustus P. Allen

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1832, to July 1, 1836, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1836.

Served: on Topographical duty, July 18 to Oct. 15, 1836; in the Florida War, as Adjutant, 3d Artillery, Dec. 1, 1836, to Mar., 1837; on

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Nov. 23, 1837)

Recruiting service, 1837; in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1837‑38, being engaged in the Action of Locha-Hatchee, Jan. 24, 1838; and in the Cherokee Nation, 1838, while transferring the Indians to

(First Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 7, 1838)

the West; as Asst. Top. Engineer in construction of harbor improvements on Delaware River, 1838‑39, — on Surveys in Florida, 1839‑40, — and on Survey of Boundary Line between the United States and the Republic of  p635 Texas, 1840‑41; and in charge of the improvement of Red River, La., 1841.

Died, Sep. 1, 1841, at Ft. Jesup, La.: Aged 26.

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