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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Churchill, Sylvester 1783-1862 (search)
Churchill, Sylvester 1783-1862 Military officer; born in Woodstock, Vt., August, 1783; received a common-school education; served through the War of 1812-15, and especially distinguished himself on Burlington Heights in defending the fleet of Macdonough when it was attacked while being repaired. In 1835 he was promoted major, and took part in the Creek Indian War; in 1836-41 was acting inspectorgeneral of the Creeks in Florida; then became inspector-general; served in the Mexican War, and for his gallantry at Buena Vista was brevetted brigadier-general in February, 1847; retired in September, 1861. He died in Washington, D. C., Dec. 7, 1862.
cinnati and Kentucky 3,235,000 00 Cash in Treasury on 30th September 2,345,218 75 Total disbursements $17,029,707 10 The payments at the Treasury of any two days now, exceed those of any month previous to the commencement of the present war. Proceedings of the army Retiring Board. The following is a complete list of the cases passed upon by the Army Retiring Board, with the disposition made of each. The retirement in each instance is honorable: Brigadier-General Sylvester Churchill, Inspector General, retired. Lieut. Colonel Joseph A. Smith, Seventh Infantry, retired. Capt. Howard Stansbury, Topographical Engineers, retired. Col. John S. Simson, Third Cavalry, retired. Major N. C. Macrea, Third Infantry, retired. Major Campbell Graham, Topographical Engineers, retired. Lieut.-Colonel H. Gourd. Morris, First Infantry, retired. Col. B. L. E. Bonneville, Third Infantry, retired. Lieut.-Colonel Jas. Kearney, Topographical Engineers