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Bedel, Hazen (fl. 1812-1821) to Moody Bedel

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.721.13 Author/Creator: Bedel, Hazen (fl. 1812-1821) Place Written: Sackets Harbor, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 31 May 1815 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 25 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes from the cantonment at Sackets Harbor, New York, to his brother to report on activities pertaining to discharges and military reorganization after the end of the War of 1812. Indicates that he would like a staff appointment. Hazen had recently transferred from a post as a regimental quartermaster in the 11th Infantry and to the 6th Infantry. Hazen might be one of Moody's sibling's listed on record as "Hazel," who lived from 1785-1835.

People: Bedel, Hazen, fl. 1812-1821
Bedel, Moody, 1764-1841

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: War of 1812Military HistorySoldier's LetterOffice Seeker

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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