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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1833

Vol. I

(Born Ga.)

Nathaniel W. Hunter

(Ap'd Ga.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1829, to July 1, 1833, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1833.

On authorized graduation leave of absence, July 1, 1833, to Oct. 1, 1833.

Resigned, Oct. 1, 1833.

Re-appointed in the United States Army with the rank of

Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Oct. 6, 1836.

 p567  Served: in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1837‑38,

(First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Dec. 31, 1837)

1838‑39, 1839‑40, 1840‑41, 1842, being engaged in the Action of Locha-Hatchee, Jan. 24, 1838, — and in the Expedition to the Everglades, Dec. 3‑20, 1840; on Recruiting service, 1842; on frontier duty at Ft.

(Captain, 2d Dragoons, Apr. 1, 1841)

Jesup, La., 1842‑43, 1844, 1845; 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; in the War with Mexico, 1846‑48; and on sick leave of absence, 1848‑49.

Died, Apr. 25, 1849, at Charleston, S. C.: Aged 38.

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