Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Abraham Lincoln” in article pos=47 of The Daily Dispatch: April 13, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...e amount of the staff duty incident to the service a few years since, and before it was made distinct from duty in the line.
He acted as Assistant Inspector of the Illinois Volunteers, serving with Abraham Lincoln in the Black Hawk War of 1832.
He was Assistant Instructor and Instructor of Artillery at the Military Academy, in the years 1835 '6 and' 7, and was aide-de-camp to Major-General Scott in 1838.
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