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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1838

Vol. I

(Born S. C.)

Isaac S. K. Reeves

(Ap'd S. C.)


Isaac Stockton Keith Reeves: Born Aug. 11, 1818, Edisto Island, SC.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1834, to July 1, 1838, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1838.

Served: on the Northern Frontier during Canada Border Disturbances, at Plattsburg, N. Y., 1838‑39, — Rouse's Point, N. Y., 1839, — and Plattsburg,

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 21, 1839)

N. Y., 1839; on Recruiting service, 1839‑40; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1840; on Maine Frontier, at Houlton, 1840, pending "Disputed Territory" controversy; on Recruiting service, 1840; at the Military Academy, 1840‑43, 1846‑50, as Asst. Professor of Geography, History, and Ethics, Oct. 27, 1840, to Jan. 20, 1841, — Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Jan. 20, 1841, to Sep. 1, 1842, — Asst. Professor of Geography, History, and Ethics, Sep. 1, 1842, to July 1, 1843, — Quartermaster, Sep. 1, 1842, to July 1, 1843,​a — and Adjutant, Oct. 31, 1846, to

(Captain, 1st Artillery, Apr. 1, 1850)

Sep. 28, 1850; and on sick leave of absence, 1850‑51.

Died Feb. 22, 1851, at Flushing, N. Y.: Aged 32.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

Thayer's Note:

a The Register fails to account for the period from July 2, 1843 to Oct. 30, 1846.

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