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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1847

Vol. II
p341
1366

(Born N. Y.)

John De Russy1

(Ap'd at Large)

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Born Nov. 8, 1826, Fort Hamilton, NY.

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

Bvt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1847.

Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Sep. 16, 1847.

p342 Served: in the War with Mexico, 1848; on sick leave of absence,

(Transferred to 2d Infantry, Sep. 30, 1848, and to 2d Artillery, Apr. 24, 1849)

1848‑49; and in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1849‑50.

Died, July 8, 1850, at Ft. Monroe, Va.: Aged 29.

Buried, St. John's Church Cemetery, Hampton, VA.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Bvt. Brig.‑General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.René E. De Russy, Colonel, Corps of Engineers.


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