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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1836

Vol. I

(Born Pa.)

William Frazer

(Ap'd Pa.)


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

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

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Aug. 31, 1836.

Served: in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1836‑38, being engaged in the Surprise and Capture of Indian Camps, Sep. 9‑10, 1837, — Skirmish of Mosquito Inlet, Sep. 10, 1837, — and Action of Locha-Hatchee, Jan. 24, 1838; in the Cherokee Nation, 1838, while

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 7, 1838)

transferring the Indians to the West; in the Florida War, 1838‑39; in garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1839; at the Camp of Instruction near Trenton, N. J., 1839; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1839‑40, 1841, — and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1841; in the Florida War, 1841‑42; and in garrison at Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1842, — and at Savannah, Ga., 1842‑43.

Died, June 27, 1844, at Lancaster, Pa.: Aged 28.

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