[image ALT: Much of my site will be useless to you if you've got the images turned off!]
mail:
Bill Thayer

[image ALT: Cliccare qui per una pagina di aiuto in Italiano.]
Italiano

[Link to a series of help pages]
Help
[Link to the next level up]
Up
[Link to my homepage]
Home

This site is not affiliated with the US Military Academy.

[decorative delimiter]
USMA
Home

 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1836

Vol. I
p655
878

(Born N. H.)

Charles B. Daniels

(Ap'd N. H.)

37

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1832, to July 1, 1836, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1836.

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Sep. 11, 1836.

Served: in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1836‑38, being engaged in the Skirmish near Ft. Clinch, May 20, 1838; in the Cherokee Nation, 1838, while transferring the Indians to the West; on the

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 7, 1838)

Northern Frontier during Canada Border Disturbances, at Detroit, Mich., 1838‑39, — Buffalo, N. Y., 1839‑40, — and Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1840‑41; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1841, — Rome Arsenal, N. Y., 1841, — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1841‑42, — Ft. Adams, R. I., 1842, — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1842‑43, — and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1843‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846‑47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — Battle of Resaca-de‑la‑Palma, May 9, 1846, — Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21‑23, 1846, — as Acting Aide-de‑Camp to Brig.‑General Wool, Feb. 28 to Apr. 27, 1847, — Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, — and Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, where he was Mortally Wounded, while gallantly leading his company in

(Captain, 2d Artillery, Oct. 19, 1847)

the Assault of the enemy's works.

Died of Wounds, Oct. 27, 1847: Aged 30.


[image ALT: Valid HTML 4.01.]

Page updated: 6 Dec 13