(Apd N. C.)
Military History. --- Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1833, to July
1, 1837, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to
Second Lieut., 3d
Artillery, July 1, 1837.
garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1837; in the Florida War, 1837-38; in the
Cherokee Nation, 1838, while transferring the Indians to the West;
(First Lieut., 3d
Artillery, July 7, 1838)
in the Florida War,
1838-39; on Recruiting service, 1840; in the Florida War, 1840-41, 1841-42;
in garrison at St. Augustine, Fla., 1842-43, -- and Ft. Moultrie, S. C.,
1843-44, 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with
Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Brown, Tex., May
(Bvt. Capt. May 9,
1846, for Gallant and Distinguished Conduct
in the Defense of Ft.
Artillery, June 18, 1846)
--Battle of Monterey,
Sep. 21-23, 1846, -- and Battle of Buena Vista, Feb. 22-23, 1847;
(Bvt. Major, Sep. 23,
1846, for Gallant Conduct in the Several Conflicts at Monterey, Mex.)
on the Staff of Bvt.
Maj.-General Gaines, as Acting Asst. Inspector-General,
(Bvt. Lieut.-Col, Feb.
23, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious
Conduct in the Battle
of Buena Vista, Mex.)
Division, Feb. 21 to Aug. 10, 1849; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo.,
1849, 1850-52, 1853; on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1853-54, -- and
Ft. Washita, I. T., 1854-55; and on
Cavalry, Mar. 3, 1855; Declined)
leave of absence,
Resigned, Jan. 3,
History. --- Sugar Planter, Lafourche Parish, La., 1856-61. Commissioner of
the Board of Public Works of the Sate of Louisiana, 1859-61.
the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States.
History. --- Superintendent of New Orleans Water Works, 1868 to 18__. Chief
Engineer of the Board for the Improvement of the River, Harbor, and Bay of
Mobile, Ala., 18__ to 18__; and of Gulf, Colorado, and Sata Fe, N. M.,
Died, Sep. 27, 1876,
at Galveston, Tex.: Aged 59.