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Maj Charles H Larnard

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Maj Charles H Larnard

Birth
Rhode Island, USA
Death 27 Mar 1854 (aged 41–42)
Washington, USA
Burial San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Plot 60, 1
Memorial ID 3533013 View Source
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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 45.4 US Infantry

Removed to San Francisco CA National Cemetery

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