313……(Born Pa.)                      Francis Lee             (Ap’d Pa.)………..28

 

          Military History. – Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 2, 1818, to July 1, 1822, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1822.

          Served:  on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1823-26; on Quartermaster

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Sep. 24, 1824)

duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1826-28, -- Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1828-30, --

(Asst. Quartermaster, May 22, 1826, to May 31, 1834)

and Ft. Jesup, La., 1831-34; on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1834-36,

(Captain, 7th Infantry, May 31, 1834)

Camp Desire, near Ft. Towson, I. T., 1836, -- Camp Nacogdoches, Tex., 1836, -- and Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1836-38; on Recruiting service, 1838-40; in the Florida War, 1840-42; in garrison t Ft. Pike, La., 1842-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the defense of Ft. Brown, May 3-9,

(Major, 4th Infantry, Feb. 16, 1847)

1846; on Recruiting service, 1847; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, -- Battle of

(Bvt. Lieut.-Col, Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious

Conduct in the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex.)

Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, -- Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,

(Bvt. Colonel, Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct

in the Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex.)

where he was wounded, -- and Assault and Capture of the city of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; on frontier duty at Sackett’s Harbor, N. Y., 1849, -- Ft. Howard, Wis., 1849-51, -- Ft. Snelling, Min., 1851-53, 1853-54,

(Lieut.-Colonel, 6th Infantry, Mar. 9, 1851)

and Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1854; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854-55; on frontier duty on Sioux Expedition, 1855-56, -- Ft. Pierre,

(Colonel, 2d Infantry, Oct. 18, 1855)

Dak., 1856, -- and Ft. Randall, Dak., 1856-57; in command of the Department of the West, May 24, to Oct. 2, 1858, headquarters at St. Louis, Mo.; and on sick leave of absence, 1858-59.

Died, Jan. 19, 1859, at St. Louis, Mo.:  Aged 55.


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