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Edmund French
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Birth: Nov., 1807
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1860
Georgetown
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Military History. Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1824, to July 1, 1828, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1828.

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1828.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1828‑29; on Topographical duty, June 4, 1829, to Apr. 15, 1833; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1833; in Creek Nation, 1833‑34; and in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1834‑35, Ft. King, Fla., 1835, and Ft. Monroe, Va., 1835.

First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Feb. 25, 1835.

Resigned, Nov. 8, 1828.

Civil History. Asst. Engineer of Croton Aqueduct, 1836‑38. Superintending Engineer of Croton Dam and Upper Section of Croton Aqueduct, to supply New York city with water, 1838‑47. Resident Engineer of Hudson River Railroad, N. Y., 1847‑51, General Superintendent, 1852 and 1853‑57, and Superintendent of Machinery and Mechanical p409Engineer, 1852. General Superintendent of Troy and Albany Railroad, 1851‑57. Chief Engineer of Newburg, N. Y., Water Works, 1852‑57; and of Troy Union Railroad, 1852‑57. Asst. Superintendent of Treasury Building Extension, Washington, D. C., 1857‑59.

Died, July 7, 1860, at Georgetown, D. C.: Aged 53.

Buried, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, DC.
The Register entry is http://tinyurl.com/Cullum514
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--Bill Thayer -- 
 
Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section E
 
Created by: Jay Kelly
Record added: Jul 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39128197
Edmund French
Added by: Jay Kelly
 
Edmund French
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- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Jun. 15, 2010
 
 
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