Henry A. Burchstead

(Born N. Y. , Ap’d N. Y.)

Cadet of the Military Academy, Feb. 16, 1809, to Mar. 1, 1811, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Ensign, 2d Infantry, Mar. 1, 1811.

Served: on the Northwestern Frontier, 1811; in General Harrison’s (Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Mar. 13, 1811) Campaign of 1811 in Indiana Territory, being engaged in the Battle of Tippecanoe, Nov. 7, 1811, where he was wounded; on frontier duty in the Gulf States, 1811- 1812; and in the War of 1812- 1815 with Great Britain, (First Lieut., 2d Infantry, May 5, 1813) being engaged in the Campaign of 1813 against the Creek Indians, in which he was Killed, Nov. 30, 1813, on the Alabama River.

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