1248……..(Born O.)                      John  A. Rickey                       (Ap’d O.)………….18

 

          Military History. – Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1845.

          Served:  in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, -- Battle of Resaca-de-la-Palma, May 9, 1846, -- Battle of

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, June 29, 1846)

Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846, -- and while being dispatches, was

Killed, Jan. 13, 1847, at Villagran, Mex.:  Aged 22.

 


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