Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Daniel Appling.

Daniel Appling.
Born: 25 Aug 1787, Columbia, Georgia.
Appointed from Georgia.
Death: 5 Mar 1817, Ft. Montgomery, Al

Father: John APPLING
Mother: Rebecca CARTER

Military service.

Second Lieutenant, Rifles, May 3, 1808.
First Lieutenant, Rifles, July 1, 1809.
Captain, Rifles, April 1, 1812.
Major, First Rifles, April 14, 1814.
Transferred Seventeen, infantry, May 17, 1815.
Resigned June 1, 1816.
Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, May 30, 1814, for gallant conduct at Sandy creek, New York.
Brevet Colonel, September 11, 1814, for distinguished service at Plattsburg.

1819, A petition of Rebecca C. Appling, sister and legal representative of the late Colonel Daniel Appling, of the army of the United States, stating, that the said Colonel Appling conquered and captured a superior British force, with several gun boats, barges, and their equipments, which, if captured by a naval force, would have been subject to condemnation as lawful prize, and praying that the value of the same may now be distributed to her and the officers and men under the command of the said Colonel Appling.

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