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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1823

Vol. I
p303
329

(Born Ct.)

Reuben Holmes

(Ap'd Ct.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 24, 1819, to July 1, 1823, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1823.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Atkinson, Council Bluffs, Io., 1823‑25, — on Missouri Expedition, 1825, — and Ft. Atkinson, Io., 1825‑27; on

(First Lieut., 6th Infantry, Feb. 15, 1826)

Commissary duty at St. Louis, Mo., 1827‑32; as Col., Staff (Chief of Quartermaster Department), of Illinois Volunteers, May 9 to Oct. 11, 1832, in the Campaign against the Sac Indians under "Black Hawk," being engaged in the Skirmish on the Mississippi River, near the mouth of the Bad Axe, Aug. 1, 1832; on Commissary duty at St. Louis, Mo.,

(Captain, 1st Dragoons, Mar. 4, 1833)

1832‑33; and in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1833.

Died, Nov. 4, 1833, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo.: Aged 33.


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