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Captain John H. Mallory

 

Basic Information

Name
Captain John H. Mallory
Birth
1789
Virginia, United States
Death
Mar 1850
Harrison County, Texas, United States
Time In Service
From: 12 Mar 1812
To: 1 Jun 1817

Affiliation

Allegiance
United States of America
Branch of Service
Army
Rank
Captain
Unit(s)
8th Regiment of Infantry
7th Regiment of Infantry
Specialty
Regimental Paymaster, Regimental Adjutant
Current Status
Not Specified

Service Record

War
War of 1812
Battle(s)
Not Specified

Honors & Awards

Award(s)
Not Specified

US Army 7th Infantry Reenactor Officer

Picture of the Commanding Officer of the 7th USI Reenactor unit. Uniform accurately reflects what an officer of this unit wore during the 1810-1820 time period. This is what my Captain John H. Mallory would have worn. This picture is courtesy of the 7th United States Infantry Website Living History Association website at http://cottonbaler.com/
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Larry Van Horn added this on 22 Sep 2012

1808 National 7th Regiment of Infantry Colors

"Cottonbalers, by God! Damn Fine soldiers!" This picture is courtesy of the 7th United States Infantry Website Living History Association website at http://cottonbaler.com/
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US Army 7th Infantry Coat of Arms

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Military Career of Major John H. Mallory

The military career of my 4th great grandfather appears to be an interesting one. He not only served in the War of 1812 in the regular army, but he also commanded a local Alabama militia unit in the 1820s in Alabama with the rank of major.  

 

According to records located at the Library of Congree, John H. Mallory of Georgia was appointed to the rank of 2nd Lt in the US Army on 25 Feb 1812. On 18 Jun 1813, John was promoted to the rank of 1st Lt while serving with the 8th Regiment of Infantry again serving in Georgia. From Ancestry.com and the U.S. Army Historical Register , 1789-1903 Vol. 2, Alphabetical List of Officers of the Regular Army (From Its Organization, September 29, 1789, to 1903) Who Were Killed or Wounded in Action or Taken Prisoner, With Date and Place. M. page 30: 1st LT John H. Mallory taken prisoner, Mallory, John H., 1 lt 8 inf (in 1813 or 1814, when and where not known), prisoner. In the US Army Register (17 May 1815-30 Jun 1821), 1s...   [ Read more » ]

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