1119…….(Born D. C.)        Mansfiled Lovell*         (Ap’d D. C.)………9

 

          Military History.  – Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1838, to July 1, 1842, when  he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1842.

          Served:  in garrison t Ft. McHenry, Md., 1842, -- Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1842-43, -- and at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1843-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, 1847-48, being

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Feb. 16, 1847)

engaged in the Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1847, -- Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, -- Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, -- Skirmish of Amazoque, May 14, 1847, -- Storming of Chapultepec, Sep.

(Bvt. Captain, Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and

Meritorious Conduct in the Battle of Chapultepec, Mex.)

13, 1847, -- Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847, where he was severely wounded at the Belen Gate, -- and as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Maj.-General Quitman, and Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of his Division, Oct. 5, 1846, to Oct. 31, 1847; in garrison at Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1848-49, -- and Baton Rouge, La., 1849; on Recruiting service, 1849; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1850, on frontier duty on the Western Prairies, Kan., and assisting in establishing Ft. Atkinson, Kan., 1850, -- and at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1850-51; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1851-52; and in charge of Recruiting depot at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852-54.

Resigned, Sep. 18, 1854.

Civil History. – Merchant, New York city, 1854-58.  Superintendent of Street Improvements, New York city, Apr. 20 to Nov. 12, 1858; and Deputy Street Commissioner, Nov. 12, 1858, to Sep. 19, 1861.  Captain,  New York Militia, 1859-61.

          Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States.

          Civil History. – Rice-Planter, Savannah River, Ga., 1866-67.  Civil Engineer, 1868-84.

Died, June 1, 1884, at New York City:   Aged 52.

 

*Son of Surgeon-General Joseph Lovell.


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