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Maj George Blaney

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Maj George Blaney

Birth
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 15 May 1835 (aged 39)
Southport, Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 45433762 View Source
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Husband of Mary Elizabeth Dagworthy Biddle Apr 1805- Sep 1879.

George Blaney is a graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He attended from July 7 1813 to Mar 4 1815 and promoted in the Army to Brevet Second Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, March 4 1818. Served as Assistant Engineer in the repairs of fortification in the Castine District, Main., and on Survey of the Narrows of the St. Lawrence River 1816-1817 as Aide-de-Camp to Brevet Brigadier General Swift. Made full Second Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers on October 31 1816. Served April 21 1817 to November 12 1818 as Assistant to the Chief Engineer at Washington D.C. and promoted to First Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers on November 12 1818. From 1818 to 1820 he served at the Military Academy as Adjutant from March 9 to 1820 to March 1 1821, as Assistant Engineer in the construction of the fortification at Hampton Roads, Virginia. Between 1821 and 1822 he served again as Adjutant at the Military Academy, from August 12 1822 to May 25 1825. Promoted to Captain, Corps of Engineers on July 1 1824. Served as the Superintending Engineer of the construction of the Fort Delaware, Pea Patch Island 1824-1825, Fort Caswell, NC 1825-1835, Improvements of the Cape Fear River, NC 1829-1835. Promoted to Brevet Major on June 30 1834 For Faithful Service Ten Years in one Grade. Reference; Sketches of Cullum's Register of Graduates






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  • Added: 14 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 45433762
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45433762/george-blaney : accessed ), memorial page for Maj George Blaney (16 Nov 1795–15 May 1835), Find a Grave Memorial ID 45433762, citing Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Marcus Stanley (contributor 46925834) .