1037………(Born Pa.)                 Thaddeus Higgins           (Ap’d Pa.)………….21

 

          Military History. – Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1836, to July 1, 1840, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1840.

          Served:  on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1840-42, -- and Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1842; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1842-44; on frontier duty at Natchitoches (Camp Salubrity), La., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845; and by the bursting of a steamer’s boiler, was

Killed, Sep. 12, 1845, near Corpus Christi, Tex.:  Aged 28.

  


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