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THE LIFE OF THE LATE
Major-General Andrew Burn,
COLLECTED FROM HIS JOURNALS:
Principal Works on Religious Subjects.
PRINTED AND SOLD BY
MESSRS. W. WINCHESTER AND SON, 61, STRAND.
THE NEW YORK
John Watts de Leyster, LL. D.
Master of Arts, Columbia College of New York, 1872.—Hon. Mem. Clarendon Hist. Soc.,
Edinburgh, Scotland ; of the New Brunswick Hist. Soc., St. John, Canada; of the Hist. Soc. of Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey; of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., &c.; of the N. Y. Burns' Club, &c.; Cor. Mem. of the Quebec Lit. and Hist. Soc., Canada, &c. ; Life Mem. Royal Hist. Soc. of Great Britain, London, Eng. ; Mem. Maatschappij Nederlandsche Letterkunde, Leyden, Holland.–First Hon. Mem. Third Army Corps (A. of the P.) Union ; Hon. Mem. Third Army Corps Gettysburg Battlefield Reunion and Mem. of the Honorary Committee ; Mem. Amer. Hist. Association, U. S. A.; of the Holland Society, N. Y.; Associate Mem. Military Institution of the U.S., &c., &c.; Member, Life, Honorary and Corresponding Member of over forty State and Local Historical, Scientific and Literary Societies and Associations, &c., at home and abroad.-Colonel N. Y. S. J., 1846, assigned for “meritorious conduct” to command of 22d Regimental District, M. F. S. N. Y., 1849; Brig.-General for “important service” (first appointment in N. Y. State to that rank, hitherto elective], 1851, M. F. S. N. Y.; Military Agent S. N. Y., in Europe, 1851-53, authorized and endorsed by U. S. A., 1851-3; assisted in organization of present Police, N. Y., and first reported in favor of Paid Fire Department with Fire Escapes and Steam Engines, 1852-3 ; Adjutant-General S. N. Y., 1855; Brevet Major-General S. N. Y. for
meritorious services,“ by "Special Act" or “Concurrent Resolution," N. Y. State Legislature, April, 1866, [first and only General officer receiving such an honor (the highest) from S. N. Y., and the only officer thus brevetted (Major-General) in the United States).