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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1844

Vol. II
p197
1213

(Born Ky.)

Thomas J. Curd

(Ap'd Ky.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1844.

Served: in garrison at Hancock Barracks, Me., 1844‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46, at Corpus Christi; and in the War with

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 18, 1846)

Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, —

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847)

p198 Battle of Resaca-de‑la‑Palma, May 9, 1846, — and Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21‑23, 1846.

Resigned, Dec. 4, 1847.a

Civil History. — Professor of Mathematics, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mas., Dec. 4, 1847, to Mar. 30, 1849. Novitiate St. Ignatius, Frederick, Md., 1849.

Died, Feb. 12, 1850, at Frederick, Md.: Aged 25.


Thayer's Note:

a On converting to Catholicism; see Rosary Magazine, XXXII, p182.


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