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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1844

Vol. II

(Born Md.)

Henry B. Schroeder

(Ap'd Md.)


Henry Belt Schroeder: Born 1821.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1839, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1844.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup (Camp Wilkins), La., 1844‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — and Battle of Resaca-de‑la‑Palma, May 9, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1846‑47; in

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 18, 1846)

the War with Mexico, 1847‑48, being engaged in the Skirmish of Ocalaca, Aug. 16, 1847, — Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19‑20, 1847, — and Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847; in garrison at East Pascagoula,

(Bvt. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct
in the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex.)

Mis., 1848; on Recruiting service, 1848‑50; on frontier duty at Albuquerque,

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Dec. 4, 1847)

N. M., 1850‑51, — Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1851‑52, 1853‑54, — Albuquerque, N. M., 1854‑57, — Cantonment Burgwin, N. M., 1857‑58,

(Captain, 3d Infantry, May 31, 1857)

— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1858, — Navajo Expedition, 1858, — Albuquerque, N. M., 1859, — Cantonment Burgwin, N. M., — Scouting, 1859, — Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1859, — Cantonment Burgwin, N. M., 1859‑60, — and Ft. Union, N. M., 1860; on leave of absence, 1860‑61; on frontier duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., 1861; and in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1861, — and Washington, D. C., 1861.

Resigned, May 30, 1861.

Civil History. — Farmer, Frederick County, Md., Petersville P. O., since 1861.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Died Dec. 21, 1904, at Petersville, Md.: Aged 83.

Buried, St. Mary's Cemetery, Petersville, MD.

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