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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1850

Vol. II
p434
1491

(Born Ga.)

J. Edward Maxwell

(Ap'd Ga.)

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Joseph Edward Maxwell

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1850.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1850‑51, — Santa Fé, N. M.,

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Mar. 5, 1851)

1851, — Ft. Union, N. M., 1851, — Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1851, — Ft. Union, N. M., 1851‑52, — Santa Fé, N. M., 1852, — Ft. Union, N. M., 1852‑53, — Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1853, — Ft. Union, N. M., 1853‑54, — and Scouting, 1854, against Apache Indians, being engaged in a Skirmish, where he was

Killed, June 30, 1854, near Moro River, N. M.: Aged 27.

Buried, Fort Union Cemetery, Mora Co., NM.


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