935……..(Born Ky.)                         Nevil Hopson                  (Ap’d Ky.)…………45

 

          Military 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., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1837.

          Served:  on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1837-38; in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1839-40, 1841-42, being engaged in the Skirmish at Martin’s Point Hammock, near Ft. Micanopy,

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Dec. 31, 1842)

Dec. 28, 1840; in garrison at Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1842-43, -- New Orleans Barracks, La., 1843, -- and Baton Rouge, La., 1843-45; in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Brown, May 3-9, 1846.

Dismissed, Aug. 22, 1846, for Drunkenness.

Died, 1847, in Texas:   Aged 32

  


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