2LT George Stevens


2LT George Stevens

Vermont, USA
Death 18 May 1846 (aged 24)
Burial Pineville, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot B, 12
Memorial ID 3213438 View Source
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Disinterred from Brownsville National Cemetery in 1911 and reinterred at Alexandria National Cemetery
US Military Academy at West Point Graduate Vol. II
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(Born Vt.)
George Stevens
(Ap'd Vt.)

Born June 8, 1821.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., Rifles, July 1, 1843.

Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Aug. 31, 1843.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1843‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — Battle of Resaca-de‑la‑Palma, May 9, 1846, — and in the Passage of the Rio Grande was

Drowned, May 18, 1846: Aged 25.

Buried, Ft. Brown, TX.

Cenotaph at Stevens Cemetery, Barnet, Caledonia County, Vermont.


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