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CADETS

ARRANGED

IN ORDER OF MERIT,

IN THEIR RESPECTIVE CLASSES, AS DETERMINED

AT THE

GENERAL EXAMINATION,

IN JUNE,

1829.

NOTE.

Names marked thus*, are to be attached to the next Army Register, conformably to a Regulation for the Government of the Military Academy, requiring the names of the most distinguished Cadets, not exceeding five in each class, to be reported for this purpose at each annual Examination.

Cadets whose names are marked thus +, were found deficient, and turned back to recommence the studies of their respective classes.

 

FIRST CLASS

No. Name                                State    Date of Admission       Age at time of           Remarks

                                   Admission

                                   Yrs./Mos.

*1  Charles Mason,                 N.Y.        July 1, 1825,              20        8        Acting Asst. Prof. [Math

*2  Robert E. Lee,                    Vir.         July 1, 1825,             19        4

*3  William H. Harford,           Geo.      July 1, 1825,                19        2

*4  Joseph A. Smith,               Penn.    July 1, 1825,               15        4

*5  James Barnes,                  Mass.   July 1, 1825,                 19        4

6  Cath. P. Buckingham,         Ohio     July 1, 1825,                17        3

7  Joseph B. Smith,                 D.C.     July 1, 1825,                16        10

8  John Mackay,                        Geo.     July 1, 1825,              19        7

9  Charles W. Hackley,            N.Y.       July 1, 1825,               17        4

10  Miner Knowlton,                Conn.   July 1, 1825,                20        10

11  John C. Casey,                  N.J.       July 1, 1825,               15        8

12  William R. McKee,            Ken.      July 1, 1825,               16        9

13  Joseph E. Johnston,        Vir.        July 1, 1825,                18        5

14  John F. Kennedy,              Md.        July 1, 1825,              18        10

15  Ormsby M. K. Mitchell,     Ohio      July 1, 1825,               15        11       

16  Gustavus Brown,              Ken.      July 1, 1825,              17        11

17  Sidney Burbank,               Mass.    July 1, 1825,              17        9

18  William Hoffman,              N.Y.        July 1, 1825,               16        7

19  Charles Petigru,                S. C.      July 1, 1825,             18        10

20  Franklin E. Hunt,                N.J.       July 1, 1824,              15        5

21  Lancaster P. Lunton,         N.Y.       July 1, 1825,              17        9

22  Seth Eastman,                   Mo.       July 1, 1824,              16        6

23  Thomas Swords,               N.Y.      July 1, 1825,                18        8

 

CADETS

ARRANGED

IN ORDER OF MERIT,

IN THEIR RESPECTIVE CLASSES, AS DETERMINED

AT THE

GENERAL EXAMINATION,

IN JUNE,

1827.

NOTE.

Names marked thus*, are to be attached to the next Army Register, conformably to a Regulation for the Government of the Military Academy, requiring the names of the most distinguished Cadets, not exceeding five in each class, to be reported for this purpose at each annual Examination.

Cadets whose names are marked thus +, were found deficient, and turned back to recommence the studies of their respective classes.

 

 

*1  Charles Mason,                  N.Y.      July 1, 1825,                20        8        Asst. Prof. Math

*2  Robert E. Lee,                     Virg.    July 1, 1825,                19        4        Asst. Prof. Math

*3 Cath. P. Buckingham,         Ohio    July 1, 1825,                  17        3        Asst. Prof. Math.

*4  William H. Harford,             Geo.     July 1, 1825,                19        2        Asst. Prof. Math.

*5  James Barnes,                   Mass.   July 1, 1825,                19        4        Asst. Tea. French.

6  Joseph A. Smith,                  Penn.   July 1, 1825,                15        4        Asst. Tea. French.

7  Joseph B. Smith,                  D.C.     July 1, 1825,               16        10

8  John C. Casey,                      N.J.      July 1, 1825,              15        8

9  Charles W. Hackley,             N.Y.       July 1, 1825,              17        4

10  Gustavus Brown,               Ken.      July 1, 1825,                17        11

11  Ormsby M. K. Mitchell,       Ohio    July 1, 1825,                 15        11

12  John Mackay                       Geo.     July 1, 1825,              19        7

13  Sidney Burbank,                Mass.   July 1, 1825,                17        9

14  Miner Knowlton,                 Conn.   July 1, 1825,                20        10

15  William R. McKee,             Ken.     July 1, 1825,                16        9

16  Charles Petigru,                S. C.     July 1, 1825,                18        10

17  Joseph E. Johnston,         Vir.        July 1, 1825,                18        5

18  Franklin E. Hunt,                N.J.        July 1, 1824,              15        5

19  Thomas Swords,               N.Y.      July 1, 1825,                18        8

20  William Hoffman,               N.Y.      July 1, 1825,                 16        7

 

Source: Stratford Hall vertical files

 

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2015 December 16

 

 

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