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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1842

Vol. II

(Born N. Y.)

Isaac Bowen

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1842.

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Oct. 7, 1842.

Served: on Maine Frontier, at Ft. Kent, Me., 1843, — and Hancock Barracks, Me., 1843‑45; on Recruiting service, 1845; in garrison at Pensacola harbor, Fla., 1845‑46; in the War with Mexico, 1846‑48, being engaged in the Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21‑23, 1846, — and Battle of

(Bvt. First Lieut., Sep. 23, 1846,
for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct in the several Conflicts at Monterey, Mex.)

Buena Vista, Feb. 22‑23, 1847; in garrison at Ft. Mifflin, Pa., 1848‑49,

(Bvt. Captain, Feb. 23, 1847,
for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct in the Battle of Buena Vista, Mex.)

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847 to Mar. 3, 1855)

— Schuylkill Arsenal, Pa., 1849‑50, — and Ft. Mifflin, Pa., 1850; as

(Captain, Staff — Com. of Subsistence, Sep. 27, 1850)

Chief of Commissariat of the Department of New Mexico, July 19, 1851, to Aug. 27, 1855; and on sick leave of absence, 1855‑58.

Died, Oct. 3, 1858, at Pass Christian, Mis.: Aged 37.

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