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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1824

Vol. I
p329
372

(Born Ky.)

John M. W. Picton1

(Ap'd Ky.)

12

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1819, to July 1, 1824, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1824.

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1824.

Served: in garrison, at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1825‑26, — Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1826‑27, — Ft. St. Philip, La., 1827‑28, Ft. Wood, La., 1828, — Bay of St. Louis, Mis., 1828, — Ft. Wood, La., 1828‑29, — Bay of St. Louis, Mis., 1829, — and Ft. Wood, La., 1829‑30; and on Recruiting service, 1831.

Resigned, Mar. 1, 1832.

Civil History. — Physician, New Orleans, La., 1832‑59. Professor of Obstetrics, etc., New Orleans School of Medicine, La., 18––– to —.

Died, Oct. 28, 1859, at New Orleans, La.: Aged 55.


The Author's Note:

1 Was the son of the Rev. Thomas Picton, Chaplain, and Professor of Geography, History, and Ethics, at the Military Academy, 1818‑25.


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