Rhode Island, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 1854|
Removed from Ft Steilacoom post cemetery, Pierce Co, WA
Military History. – Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1827, to July 1, 1831, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1831.
Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1831.
Served: in garrison at Ft. Mitchell, Ala., 1831-32, Baton Rouge, La., 1833, Ft. Clinch, Fla., 1833, and Baton Rouge, La., 1833-35;(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Aug. 7, 1836)on Recruiting service, 1835-37, 1837-38p; in garrison at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1838-40, 1841; in the Florida War, 1841-42; on frontier duty at Jefferson(Captain, 4th Infantry, Feb. 25, 1841)Barracks, Mo., 1842-44, and Camp Salubrity, at Natchitoches, La., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, Battle of Resaca-de-la-Palma, May 9, 1846, and Battle of Monterey,(Bvt. Major, May 9, 1846, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct in the Battles of Palo Alto and Resaca-de-la-Palma, Tex.)Sep. 21-23, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1847-48; on frontier duty at Ft. Mackinac, Mich., 1848-50, 1850-52; on Recruiting service, 1853; and on frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1853, Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., 1853-54, and Hostilities with Snohomish Indians, Wash., 1854, being, on his return from the expedition, by the capsizing of the small boat in a storm,Drowned, Mar. 27, 1854, in Puget Sound: Aged 45.
San Francisco National Cemetery
San Francisco County
Plot: 60, 1
Maintained by: Tenalquot
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3533013
Charles H. Larnard was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1831 (Cullum #644). The entry in Cullum's Register is online.|
Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
Added: Jul. 2, 2010
Charles H Larnard, Capt 4 US Inf died 24 March 1854 and was removed from the Fort Steilacoom WA Cemetery before 1896 to this cemetery.Rest In Peace.|
Added: Nov. 15, 2008