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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1831

Vol. I

(Born R. I.)

Charles H. Larnard​1

(Ap'd R. I.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1827, to July 1, 1831, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1831.

Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1831.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Mitchell, Ala., 1831‑32, — Baton Rouge, La., 1833, — Ft. Clinch, Fla., 1833, — and Baton Rouge, La., 1833‑35;

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Aug. 16, 1836)

on Recruiting service, 1835‑37, 1837‑38; in garrison at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1838‑40, 1841; in the Florida War, 1841‑42; on frontier duty at Jefferson Barracks,

(Captain, 4th Infantry, Feb. 25, 1841)

Barracks, Mo., 1842‑44, — and Camp Salubrity, at Natchitoches,º La., 1844‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46; in the War with Mexico, 1846‑47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — Battle of Resaca-de‑la‑Palma, May 9, 1846, — and Battle of Monterey,

(Bvt. Major, May 9, 1846, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct
in the Battles of Palo Alto and Resaca-de‑la‑Palma, Tex.)

Sep. 21‑23, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1847‑48; on frontier duty at Ft. Mackinac, Mich., 1848‑50, 1850‑52; on Recruiting service, 1853; and on frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1853, — Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., 1853‑54, — and Hostilities with Sno‑ho‑mish Indians, Wash., 1854, being, on his return from the expedition, by the capsizing of his small boat in a storm,

Drowned, Mar. 27, 1854, in Puget Sound: Aged 45.

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.

The Author's Note:

1 Was named Charles H. Larned, when he was graduated.

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