1243…….(Born Pa.)         Joseph F. Farry         (Ap’d Pa.)…...13

 

          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 Artillery, July 1, 1845.

          Served:  in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, -- Battle of Resaca-de-la-Palma, May 9, 1846, -- Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846, -- Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, -- Battle of Cerro Gordo

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Oct. 17, 1846)

Apr. 17-18, 1847, -- Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20,

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Aug. 13, 1847)

1847, -- Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, -- and Battle of Molino del Rey, where, while gallantly leading his men over the enemy’s intrenchments, he was

Killed, Sep. 8, 1847:  Aged 23.


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