961……(Born N.Y.)                        Leslie Chase                              (Ap’d N.Y.)………21

 

          Military History. --- Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1834, to July 1, 1838, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1838.

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 7, 1838.

          Served:  on Northern Frontier during Canada Border Disturbances, at Detroit, Mich., 1838, -- Ft. Gratiot, Mich., 1838-39, -- Recruiting, 1839-40, -- and Ft. Niagara, N.Y., 1840-41; in garrison at Ft. Lafayette, N.Y., 1841, -- Ft. Hamilton, N.Y., 1841-42, -- Ft. Adams, R.I., 1842, -- Ft. Trumbull, Ct., 1842, -- Ft. Columbus, N.Y., 1842-44, -- and Frankford Arsenal, Pa., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Apr. 16, 1846)

1846-47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto

(Bvt. Capt. May 9, 1846, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct in the

Battles of Palo Alto and Resaca-de-la-Palma, Tex.)

May 8, 1846, -- and Battle of Resaca-de-la-Palma, May 9, 1846; and on Quartermaster duty at Columbus, Ga., 1847, -- and New Orleans, La.,

(Captain, Staff – Asst. Quartermaster, Apr. 10, 1847)

1847-49

Died, Apr. 15, 1849, at Ft. Johnston, N.C.:   Aged 33.

 


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