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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1835

Vol. I

(Born N. Y.)

Hugh McLeod

(Ap'd Ga.)


Born Aug. 1, 1814.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1831, to Sep. 18, 1835, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Sep. 18, 1835.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1835‑36.

Resigned, June 30, 1836.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, Galveston, Tex., 1837‑61. Brig.‑General, Texas Militia, 1839‑61. Adjutant-General of the Republic of Texas, 18––– to 18–––. Member of the House of Representatives of the State of Texas, 1847.

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861‑66 against the United States.​a

Died, Jan. 2, 1862, at Dumfries, Va.: Aged 47.

Buried, Texas State Cemetery, Austin, TX.

Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: the deficiency is made good, along with much better information on his service to the Republic of Texas, by the online biographical sketch at Find-a‑Grave.

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