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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1837

Vol. I

(Born N. Y.)

Charles F. Wooster

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1833, to July 1, 1837, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1837.

Served: in the Florida War, 1838º‑39; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1839; at the Camp of Instruction near Trenton, N. J., 1839; on the Northern Frontier during Canada Border Disturbances, at Detroit, Mich., 1839‑41, — and Buffalo, N. Y., 1841‑42; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1842, — Ft. Monroe, Va., 1842, — Ft. McHenry, Md., 1844,

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 10, 1842)

— Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1844‑45, — and Ft. McHenry, Md., 1845‑46; in the War with Mexico, 1846‑47, on the Expedition to Santa Fé, N. M., and to Chihuahua, Mex., 1846‑47, being engaged in the Combat of Sacramento, Feb. 28, 1847; on sick leave of absence, 1847‑48; in the War

(Bvt. Capt., Feb. 28, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct
in the Battle of Sacramento, near Chihuahua, Mex.)

with Mexico, 1848, at Reynosa, Mex.; in garrison at Ft. Polk, Tex., 1848‑49; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1850; in

(Captain, 4th Artillery, Sep. 27, 1850)

garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852, — and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1852‑53; and on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1854‑56.

Died, Feb. 14, 1856, at Ft. Brown, Tex.: Aged 39.

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