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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1837

Vol. I

(Born Md.)

William H. Fowler

(Ap'd D. C.)


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., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1837.

Served: in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1837‑38, being engaged in the Skirmish near the mouth of Jupiter Inlet, Jan. 15,

(Bvt. First Lieut., Jan. 15, 1838,
for Gallantry and Good Conduct in the War against the Florida Indians)

1838, where he was wounded; on the Northern Frontier, at Champlain Arsenal, Vt., 1838‑39, during Canada Border Disturbances; in garrison at Ft. Constitution, N. H., 1839‑40; on Recruiting service, 1840; in garrison

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, May 1, 1839)

at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1840‑41, — and Ft. Constitution, N. H., 1841‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, at Corpus Christi, 1845; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto,  p690 May 8, 1846, — and Battle of Resaca-de‑la‑Palma, May 9, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1846‑48; in the War with Mexico, in garrison at Vera Cruz, 1848; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848, — and Ft.

(Captain, 1st Artillery, Oct. 29, 1848)

Washington, Md., 1848‑49; and in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849‑50, 1850‑51.

Died, Sep. 4, 1851, at Ft. Myers, Fla.: Aged 35.

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