1246………(Born Me.)                  Thomas B. J. Weld                     (Ap’d Me.)………16

 

          Military History. – Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1840, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1845.

          Served:  in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46, at Corpus Christi; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, -- Battle of Resaca-de-la-Palma, May 9, 1846, -- and Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846; and in garrison at

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Feb. 16, 1847)

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Oct. 19, 1847)

Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848, -- and Ft. Moultrie, S. C., 1849-50.

Died, Sep. 10, 1850, at Ft. Moultrie, S. C.:  Aged 24.

 


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