History. – Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1836, to July 1, 1840,
when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to
Second Lieut., 4th
Infantry, July 1, 1840.
frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1840-42, -- and Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1842; in
garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1842-44; on frontier duty at
Natchitoches (Camp Salubrity), La., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of
Texas, 1845; and by the bursting of a steamer’s boiler, was
Killed, Sep. 12, 1845,
near Corpus Christi, Tex.: Aged 28.