(Born D. C.)
(Apd at Large)
History. Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1836, to July 1, 1840,
when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to
Bvt. Second Lieut., 6th
Infantry, July 1, 1840.
Second Lieut., 3d
Infantry, Nov. 18, 1840.
garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1840-41; in the Florida War, 1841-42; in
garrison at Ft. Stansbury, Fla., 1842-43, -- and Jefferson
(Bvt. First Lieut., Sep.
7, 1841, for Gallantry and Good Conduct
in the War against the
Barracks, Mo., 1843-44; on
frontier duty at Ft. Jesup (Camp Wilkins), La., 1844-45; in Military
Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; as
(First Lieut., 3d
Infantry, May 18, 1846:
Adjutant 3d Infantry, Oct.
12, 1845, to Sep. 21, 1846; and in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged
in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, -- Battle of Resaca-de-la-Palma,
May 9, 1846, -- and Battle of Monterey, where, in the desperate conflict of
the regiment of which he was the Adjutant, in the streets of the city, he
Killed, Sep. 21, 1846: