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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1845

Vol. II
p227
1248

(Born O.)

John A. Richey

(Ap'd O.)

18

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1845.

Served: in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846‑48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — Battle of Resaca-de‑la‑Palma, May 9, 1846, — Battle of Monterey,

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, June 29, 1846)

Sep. 21‑23, 1846, — and while bearing dispatches, was

Killed, Jan. 13, 1847, at Vilagran, Mex.: Aged 22.


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