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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1841

Vol. II
p96
1091

(Born Mas.)

John G. Burbank

(Ap'd Mas.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1841.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1841; in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1841‑42, being engaged in the Rout of Halleck Tustennuggee's Band in the Big Hammock of Pilaklikaha, Apr. 19, 1842; in garrison at Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1843‑44, 1845; in Military

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, Dec. 3, 1845)

Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — and Battle of Resaca-de‑la‑Palma, May 9, 1846, where he was wounded; on Recruiting service, 1846‑47; and in the War with Mexico, 1847, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9‑29, 1847, — as Quartermaster, 8th Infantry, 1847, — Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17‑18, 1847, — Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, — and Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, where he was Mortally Wounded.

Died of Wounds, Sep. 10, 1847: Aged 28.


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