William H. Fowler
(Apd D. C.)
History. Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1833, to July 1, 1837,
when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to
Second Lieut., 1st
Artillery, July 1, 1837.
Served: in the
Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1837-38, being engaged in the
Skirmish near the mouth of Jupiter Inlet, Jan. 15, 1838,
(Bvt. First Lieut., Jan.
15, 1838, for Gallantry and Good Conduct
in the War Against the
where he was wounded; on
the Northern Frontier, at Champlain Arsenal, Vt., 1838-39, during Canada
Border Disturbances; in garrison at Ft. Constitution, N. H., 1839-40; on
Recruiting service, 1840; in
(First Lieut., 1st
Artillery, May 1, 1839)
garrison at Ft. Columbus,
N. Y., 1840-41, -- and Ft. Constitution, N. H., 1841-45; in Military
Occupation of Texas, at Corpus Christi, 1845; in the War with Mexico, 1846,
being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, -- and Battle of
Resaca-de-la-Palma, May 9, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1846-48; in the War
with Mexico, in garrison t Vera Cruz, 1848; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N.
Y., 1848, -- and Ft.
Artillery, Oct. 29, 1848)
Washington, Md., 1848-49;
and in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50, 1850-51.
Died, Sep. 4, 1851, at ft.
Myers, Fla.: Aged 35.