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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1836

Vol. I

(Born Ky.)

Richard G. Stockton

(Ap'd Ky.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1832, to July 1, 1836, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1836.

Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 4,º 1836.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Des Moines, Iowa, 1836‑37; and on Recruiting service, 1837.

Resigned, Apr. 30, 1837.

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

Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, May 13, 1837.

Served on Recruiting service, 1837‑38.

Resigned, Apr. 30, 1838.

Civil History. — Physician at St. Louis, Mo., 1840‑42, — and at Booneville, Mo., 1842‑50. Cordage Manufacturer, St. Louis, Mo., 1850‑54. Physician, Cape Girardeau, Mo., 1854‑62.

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862‑63, as

Brig.‑General, Missouri Militia, Oct. 24, 1862,

in command of the enrolled Militia of 3d District of Missouri, till he

Resigned, Jan., 1863.

Civil History. — Physician, Cape Girardeau, Mo., 1863‑74.

Died, June 14, 1874, at Cape Girardeau, Mo.: Aged 59.

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