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BG Joseph Gardner Swift

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BG Joseph Gardner Swift

Birth
Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 23 Jul 1865 (aged 81)
Geneva, Ontario County, New York, USA
Burial Geneva, Ontario County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 30426186 View Source
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USMA Class of 1802. Cullum No. 1.

First graduate of the United States Military Academy, 1802.
Chief Engineer of the Army, 1812-1818.


Inscription

JOSEPH GARDNER SWIFT
Son of Foster and Deborah Swift,
Born Nantucket, Mass., Dec. 31, 1783.
Died Geneva, New York, July 23, 1865,
First Graduate of the U. S. Military Academy,
WEST POINT.
Chief Engineer, U. S. Army 1812.
Brevetted Brigadier General 1814.


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