September 23, 1845



Military Movements. — The steamboat Cincinnati arrived at Pensacola on the 19th instant, from Charleston, with two companies of U. S. Artillery on board, en route for the Bay of Aransas.  The Democrat furnishes the following list of the officers on board: —

Captain M. Burke, commanding;

Surgeon Hawkins, U. S. Army;

Capt. G. Taylor;

Lieuts. Gilham, Churchill, Ayres and Kilbourn;

Capt. D. Perkins, Sutler.


The Democrat states that Gen. Worth left Tampa Bay on the 12th inst., on board the ship Kalamazoo, with six companies of Infantry for Aransas.


Company D, of the 7th Infantry, left Fort Pickens, Pensacola, on the 16th inst., for Corpus Christi, to join their regiment, under Major Brown.  Officers — Capt. R. H. Ross, 2d Lieut. L. McLaws, and Brevet 2d Lieut. W. K. Van Bokkelen.


The following is a list of the officers of company F, 1st regiment of Artillery, which arrived at Fort Pickens on the 4th inst., from Newport, R. I.: Capt. George Newman, 1st Lieut. W. H. French, 2d Lieut. John M. Brannam.


Companies A and B of the 5th Infantry, heretofore stationed at Fort Wilkins, on Lake Superior, arrived at Detroit on the 6th inst., in the steamboat Constitution, on their way to Texas.  The officers are – Capt. Clary, Lieuts. Ruggles, Stevenson, Geisse, Brooke and Howe.  They are to be joined, says the Detroit Advertiser, by the three companies from Mackinaw and the Sault Ste. Marie, and then proceed on their way to Texas.  On reaching their destination in Texas they will have travelled at least 2500 miles!


Source: The Daily Picayune, September 23, 1845, p. 2, col. 2.


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