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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1835

Vol. I
p624
835

(Born Mas.)

Joseph H. Whipple

(Ap'd Mas.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1831, to July 1, 1835, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1835.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Winnebago, Wis., 1835‑37, — Ft. Howard,

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Oct. 31, 1836)

Wis., 1837, — Ft. Winnebago, Wis., 1837, — Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1837‑38, — Ft. Brady, Mich., 1838, — Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1838, — Jefferson

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Nov. 1, 1838)

Barracks, Mo., 1838‑40, — Turkey River, on Quartermaster duty, 1840, — Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1840‑41, — and Detroit Barracks, Mich., 1841‑43, 1843‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46; in the

(Captain, 5th Infantry, June 29, 1846)

War with Mexico, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1846‑47; and in the War with Mexico, 1847.

Died, June 30, 1847, at Perote, Mex.: Aged 36.


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