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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1848

Vol. II
p353
1383

(Born N. C.)

James Holmes

(Ap'd N. C.)

15

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1848.

Served: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1848‑49; on frontier duty at

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Apr. 24, 1849)

Ft. Polk, Tex., 1849‑50, — Ft. Brown, Tex., 1850‑51, — Expedition up the Rio Grande, 1851‑52, — and at Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1852‑53;

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 15, 1852)

and in garrison at Ft. Washington, Md., 1853, — and Ft. Independence, Mas., 1853.º

Died, May 27, 1854,º at Ft. Independence, Mas.: Aged 28.


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