History. Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1836, to July 1, 1840,
when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to
Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th
Infantry, July 1, 1840.
Second Lieut., 3d
Infantry, Dec. 1, 1840.
garrison at Ft. Snelling, Min., 1840-41; in the Florida War against the
Seminole Indians, 1841-42, being engaged in the Surprise and Capture of
their Chief, Tiger Tail, near Cedar Keys, Nov., 1842; in garrison at Ft.
Stansbury, Fla., 1843, -- and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1843-44; on frontier
duty at Ft. Jesup (Camp Wilkins), La., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of
Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846,
(First Lieut., 3d
Infantry, June 18, 1846, to Mar. 5, 1851)
being engaged in the
Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, -- and Battle of Resaca-de-la-Palma, May
9, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1846-47; on
(Captain, Staff Asst.
Quartermaster, Mar. 3, 1847)
Quartermaster duty in the
War with Mexico, at Vera Cruz, 1847-48, -- in Florida Hostilities against
the Seminole Indians, 1848-50, -- Ft. Miller, Cal., 1850-56, -- and at Ft.
Dalles, Or., 1856-60; and on leave of absence, 1860-61.
Resigned, May 21, 1861.
Joined in the
Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States.
Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.