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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1845

Vol. II

(Born England)

George Edwards

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1845.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1845‑46; in the War with Mexico, 1846‑48, being engaged in the Battle of Monterey,

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 18, 1846)

Sep. 21‑23, 1846, — Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9‑29, 1847, — Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17‑18, 1847, — Skirmish of Amazoque, May 14, 1847,  p222 — and Defense of Puebla, Sep. 13 to Oct. 12, 1847, where he was

(Bvt. First Lieut., Oct. 12, 1847,
for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct in the Defense of Puebla, Mex.)

wounded; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848; in Florida Hostilities

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Oct. 19, 1847)

against the Seminole Indians, 1848‑50; and in garrison at Ft. Moultrie, S. C., 1851.

Resigned, June 30, 1851.

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, constructing Railroads in New York, Illinois, and Missouri, 1851‑59. Accountant for the Tudor Ice Company, Boston, Mas., 1859 to 18–––.

[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Vol. IV
Died Oct. 16, 1890, at Roxbury, Mass.: Aged 66.

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