Thursday, December 11, 2014

Captain Samuel B. Archer


...with [Captain Samuel B.] Archer's company of artillery were stationed near the mouth of Stony Creek for the better security of the boats and baggage ascending the lake...

Samuel B. Archer was a native of Virginia.  He was a captain in Scott's Second Regiment of artillery and was breveted major for his gallant conduct....  He died on the 11th of December 1823 [FindAGrave says 1825].

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