1100…….(Born Va.)                Francis N. Page          (Ap’d Va.)………………42

 

          Military History. – Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1836, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1841.

Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Oct. 30, 1841.

          Served:  in the Florida War, 1841-42; in garrison at Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1842-43, -- Baton Rouge, La., 1843-44, -- Pass Christian, Mis., 1844, -- and Baton Rouge, La., 1844-45; as Adjutant, 7th Infantry, Oct. 25, 1845, to May 13, 1847; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Brown,

(Bvt. First Lieut., May 9, 1846, for Gallant Conduct in the Defense of Ft. Brown, Tex.)

May 3-9, 1846, -- Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847, -- Battle of

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Aug. 22, 1846, to Aug. 24, 1851)

(Bvt. Captain, Staff – Asst. Adjutant-Gen., May 13, 1847)

Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, -- Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,

(Bvt. Major, Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct

in the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex.)

Where he was wounded, -- Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847, -- and as Asst. Adjutant-General of Brig.-General Shields’ Brigade, 1847-48; and as Asst. Adjutant-General of the 7th Military Department, headquarters at Ft. Smith, Ark., Feb. 18, 1850, to Apr. 14, 1853, -- of the 6th Military Department, headquarters at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Apr. 14 to Nov. 11, 1853, -- of the Department of the West, headquarters at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Dec. 11, 1853, to June 22, 1855, and from Dec. 28, 1855, to May 1, 1856, -- of the Department of Florida, headquarters at Ft. Brooke, May 21, 1856, to Apr. 29, 1858, -- and of the 7th Military Department, headquarters at Ft. Smith, Ark., Sep. 2, 1858, to Mar. 25, 1860.

Died, Mar. 25, 1860, at Ft. Smith, Ark.:  Aged 41.

 


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