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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1847

Vol. II
p322
1349

(Born Pa.)

Richard H. Long

(Ap'd at Large)

19

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1847.

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847‑48; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1848‑49.

Died, Jan. 30, 1849, at Ft. Gibson, I. T.: Aged 23.

Buried, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, OK.


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