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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1837

Vol. I
p691
928

(Born N. J.)

Walter Sherwood

(Ap'd N. J.)

38

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1833, to July 1, 1837, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1837.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1837‑39; on Recruiting service, 1839‑40; and in the Florida War, 1840, being engaged against the Seminole Indians in a hand-to‑hand conflict near Ft. Micanopy, where he was

Killed, Dec. 28, 1840: Aged 25.


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