New York, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 10, 1834|
"Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N. Y. " by George Washington Cullum, published 1891."
(Born N. Y.)
ROBERT L. ARMSTRONG
(Ap'd N. Y.)
Third Lieut., Light Artillery, July 21, 1814
Third Lieut., Light Artillery, on Reduction of Army, May 17, 1815
Second Lieut., Corps of Artillery, Aug. 30, 1816
First Lieut., Corps of Artillery, July 2, 1818
Bvt. Captain, July 2, 1828, for Faithful Service Ten Years in one Grade
Military History - Cadet of the Military Academy, April 14, 1813, to July 21, 1814, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army.
Served: in the War of 1812-15 with Great Britain, on duty at Newport harbor, R. I., 1814, and on the Niagara Frontier, 1814-15; in garrison at New York harbor, 1816 - West Point, N. Y., 1816-18, - and Ft. Mifflin, Pa., 1819; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Apr. 30 to Nov. 4, 1819; in garrison at Ft. Severn, Md., 1820-21; as Adjutant, 2d Artillery, June 1, 1821, to Apr. 30, 1826, at Reg. headquarters, Frankfort, Pa., 1821-23, - and at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1823-26; on Staff duty at Washington, D. C., 1826; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Maj-General Scott, July 10, 1826, to May 5, 1829; and as Judge Advocate of the Eastern Department, May 5, 1829, to Sep. 26, 1831.
Died, Oct. 10, 1834, at Philadelphia, Pa.
Christ Church Burial Ground
Plot: Section L, Plot XLIV
Created by: DeLoss McKnight III
Record added: Jul 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11324188