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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1859

Vol. II
p727
1838

(Born Me.)

Roderic Stone

(Ap'd Min.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1854, to July 1, 1859, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1859.

Served on frontier duty at Ft. Ripley, Min., 1859‑60, — Ft. Defiance,

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Aug. 22, 1859)

N. M., 1860‑61, — and Ft. Fauntleroy, N. M., 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑62, in Operations in New Mexico, 1861‑62, being engaged in the Battle of Valverde,

(First Lieut., 14th Infantry, May 14, 1861)

(Captain, 14th Infantry, Oct. 24, 1861)

(Bvt. Major, Feb. 21, 1862,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Valverde, N. M.)

Feb. 21, 1862, where he was Mortally Wounded, and

Died of Wounds, Mar. 3, 1862, at Ft. Craig, N. M.: Aged 25.

Buried, Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM.


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