Capt Edward Deas

Capt Edward Deas

Birth
Death 16 May 1849
Burial Pineville, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot B 4
Memorial ID 3208875 · View Source
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Edward Deas was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1832; he is therefore the subject of a brief biographical entry in Cullum's Register of Graduates of the Military Academy Vol. I
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(Born S. C.)
Edward Deas
(Ap'd S. C.)
15

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1828, to July 1, 1832, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1832.

Served: on the "Black Hawk Expedition," 1832, but not at the seat of war;a in garrison at Ft. Gratiot, Mich., 1832‑33, — and Ft. Hamilton,

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Oct. 31, 1833)

N. Y., 1833‑34, 1835; in transferring Indians,b May 24, 1835, to June 28,

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Oct. 24, 1836)

1836, and Apr. 20, 1837, to Apr. 15, 1839; 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 Cleveland, O., 1839‑40, — Recruiting, 1840, — Special duty, 1840‑41, — Detroit, Mich., 1841, — and Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1841‑42; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1842‑43, — Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1843‑44, — and Ft. Monroe, Va., 1844‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846‑48, being engaged in the Battle of Monterey,

(Captain, 4th Artillery, Feb. 16, 1847)

Sep. 21‑23, 1846, — on Quartermaster duty, 1846‑47, — and in garrison

(Dismissed, Apr. 11, 1848, and Reinstated, June 15, 1848, with former Rank)

at Buena Vista, Mex., 1847‑48.

Drowned, May 16, 1849, in the Rio Grande, Tex.: Aged 37.

Buried, Alexandria National Cemetery, Pineville, LA


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