1250…….(Born Pa.)       Patrick A. Farrelly         (Ap’d at Large)……20

 

          Military History. – Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1845.

          Served:  in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, -- Battle of Resaca-de-la-Palma, May 9, 1846, -- Battle of

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 10, 1846)

Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846, -- Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-=29, 1847, -- Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, -- and Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,

(Bvt. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious

Conduct in the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex.)

Where he was severely wounded; and on f rontier duty t Ft. Gibson, I. T.,

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Dec. 9, 1847)

1849-50, -- Ft. Towson, I. T., 1850, -- San Antonio, Tex., 1850, -- Corpus Christi, Tex., 1850-51, -- Ft. Smith, Ark., 1851, -- and Ft. Washita, I. T., 1851, where by being thrown from his horse he was

Killed, Aug. 4, 1851:  Aged 30


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