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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1852

Vol. II

(Born N. Y.)

Charles H. Rundell

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1852.

Served: in garrison at Newport Barracks, Ky., 1852‑53; on frontier duty at Ft. Union, N. M., 1853, — Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1853‑54, — Ft.

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Aug. 5, 1853)

Craig, N. M., — New Mexico, 1854‑55, — Ft. Humboldt, Or., 1855, — Scouting, 1855, — Ft. Humboldt, Or., 1855‑56, — Rogue River Expedition, 1856, being engaged in several Skirmishes, — Klamath River, Or., 1856‑57, — Ft. Humboldt, Or., 1857‑58, — Scouting, 1858, — and Ft. Humboldt, Or., 1858‑60; and on Recruiting service, 1860.

First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Jan. 31, 1861.

Dismissed, June 6, 1861, under 3d Sec. of Law of Jan. 31, 1823.​a

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861‑66 against the United States.

Died,  , near Lima, Peru: Aged 34.

Thayer's Note:

a Requiring that disbursing officers failing to render their accounts for settlement in due time be promptly reported to the President of the United States and dismissed from the public service.

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