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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1839

Vol. I
p747
997

(Born Pa.)

James L. Rankin

(Ap'd Pa.)

12

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1835, to July 1, 1839, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1839.

Served: in the Florida War, 1839‑41, 1841‑42; and in garrison at Ft.

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Apr. 1, 1840)

Morgan, Ala., 1842, — Savannah, Ga., 1842‑43, 1843‑45, — Tampa Bay, Fla., 1845, — and Ft. Marion, Fla., 1845.

Killed, Dec. 20, 1845, at Savannah, Ga., by being Thrown from a Horse: Aged 28.


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