Military History. Cadet at
the Military Academy, July 1, 1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated
and promoted in the Army to
Bvt. Second Lieut., Rifles, July 1, 1843.
Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Dec. 15, 1843.
Served: on frontier duty at
Ft. Jesup, La., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the
War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mr. 9-29,
1847, -- and in the Skirmish
(Bvt. First Lieut., Mar. 25, 1847, for Gallant
and Meritorious Conduct in the Affair at Medellin, Mex.)
Of Medellin, Mar. 25, 1847, where he was
severely wounded, -- and as Adjutant, 2d Dragoons, July 27, 1846, to Dec.
20, 1847; on Recruiting
(First Lieut., 2dDragoons, Dec. 20, 1847)
service, 1847; at the Cavalry School for
Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1843; and on frontier duty on March from Ft. Brown
to Ft. Croghan, Tex., via San Antonio, Tex., 1848-49, -- and Ft. Coghan,
Died, Jan. 13, 1850,
at Ft. Corghan, Tex.: Aged 26.