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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1814

Vol. I

(Born N. Y.)

Stephen Birdsall

(Ap'd N. Y.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, June 4, 1813, to Mar. 11, 1814, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Third Lieut., 1st Artillery, Mar. 11, 1814.

Served: in the War of 1812‑15 with Great Britain, on the Niagara Frontier, 1814.

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, May 1, 1814.

 p118  Transferred to Corps of Artillery, May 12, 1814.

Disbanded, June 15, 1815.

Civil History. — Merchant at New York city, 1812‑17, — at Fayetteville, N. C., 1820‑22, — and at Raleigh, N. C., 1822‑35. Teller in the State Bank of North Carolina, 1817‑20. Aide-de‑Camp, with the rank of Colonel, to Governor Burton, of North Carolina, 1826‑28, and to Governors Iredell and Owen, 1828. Chief Clerk of the Treasury of North Carolina, 1835‑43, and 1844, and Clerk, 1853‑58; Treasurer of the Raleigh and Gaston Railroad, N. C., 1843‑44.

Died, Feb. 10, 1858, at Raleigh, N. C.: Aged 62.

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