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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1846

Vol. II
p300
1321

(Born Ga.)

Thomas R. McConnell

(Ap'd Ga.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1846.

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846‑48, being engaged in the Siege

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Feb. 16, 1847)

of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9‑29, 1847, — Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17‑18, 1847, — Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, — Storming of

(Bvt. First Lieut., Sep. 8, 1847,
for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct in the Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex.)

Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of

(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant Conduct at Chapultepec, Mex.)

Mexico, Sep. 13‑14, 1847; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848, —

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, June 8, 1849)

Ft. Gratiot, Mich., 1848‑49, — and Ft. Brady, Mich., 1849; as Adjutant, p3014th Infantry, May 7, 1850, to May 19, 1854, — at Detroit, Mich., 1850‑51, — Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1851‑52, — Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852, — Benicia, Cal., 1852, — and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1852‑54; and on Recruiting

(Captain, 4th Infantry, Feb. 3, 1855)

service, 1854‑56.

Resigned, Mar. 11, 1856.

Civil History. — Commandant of Cadets, and Professor of Engineering in the Georgia Military Institute, at Marietta, Ga., 1856‑59. Engineer of Marietta, Ga., and Ducktown Copper Mines, Ten., 1859‑61.

Died, Apr. 20, 1861, at Mobile, Ala.: Aged 36.


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