West Point Graduates Killed in Action – Mexican War

Note — some of these names may be moved to Plains Indians once the circumstances of their death is determined.

Class of 1817

“William M. Graham”

“John R. Vinton” Thirty years in the Artillery, seeing action in the Second Seminole War and the Mexican War, in which he was breveted for gallantry, Killed in Action. He was also an excellent painter and something of a polymath.

Class of 1818

“Samuel Ringgold”

Class of 1820

“Lewis N Morris”

Class of 1824

“William G. Williams”

Class of 1826

“Moses E. Merrill”

“Ephraim Kirby Smith”

Class of 1829

“William R. Mckee”

Class of 1829

“Simon H. Drum”

“John H. K. Burguin”

Class of 1831

“Henery Clay”

Class of 1833

“Erastus A. Capron”

“James W. Anderson”

Class of 1834

“George P. Field”

“Henry McKavett”

“Philip N. Barbour”

Class of 1835

“Abraham R. Johnston”

Class of 1836

“William H Warner”

“Muscoe L. Shackleford”

“Martin J. Burke”

“Charles B. Daniels”

“Charles Hoskins”

Class of 1837

“William Armstrong”

Not Sorted

William,Graham,1817,,Alumni,164-1817,9/8/1847,DOD: 09/08/1847 Place: Molino del Rey A-49 Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit:

John,Vinton,1817,,Alumni,168-1817,3/22/1847,DOD: 03/22/1847 Place: Vera Cruz Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit:

William,Williams,1824,,Alumni,375-1824,9/21/1846,DOD: 09/21/1846 Place: Monterey Notified by: Burial: Cause: DOW Obit: Age: 45

Moses,Merrill,1826,,Alumni,465-1826,9/8/1847,DOD: 09/08/1847 Place: Molino del Rey Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 43

Ephraim,Smith,1826,,Alumni,469-1826,9/11/1847,DOD: 09/11/1847 Place: Molino del Rey Notified by: Burial: Cause: DOW Obit: Age: 40

William,McKee,1829,,Alumni,552-1829,2/23/1847,DOD: 02/23/1847 Place: Buena Vista Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 39

Simon,Drum,1830,,Alumni,597-1830,9/13/1847,DOD: 09/13/1847 Place: Assault on Mexico City Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 40

Henry,Clay,1831,,Alumni,630-1831,2/23/1847,”DOD: 02/23/1847 Place: Buena Vista, Mexico Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 36 ”

Erastus,Capron,1833,,Alumni,716-1833,8/20/1847,DOD: 08/20/1847 Place: Churubusco Notified by: Burial: Cause:KIA Obit: Age: 37

Phillip,Barbour,1834,,Alumni,777-1834,9/21/1846,”DOD: 09/21/1846 Place: Monterey, Mexico Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 33 ”

George,Field,1834,,Alumni,768-1834,9/21/1846,DOD: 09/21/1846 Place: Monterey Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 33

Henry,McKavett,1834,,Alumni,773-1834,9/21/1846,DOD: 09/21/1846 Place: Monterey Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 32

Abraham,Johnston,1835,,Alumni,813-1835,12/6/1846,”DOD: 12/06/1846 Place: San Pasqual, CA Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 31 ”

Martin,Burke,1836,,Alumni,869-1836,8/20/1847,DOD: 08/20/1847 Place: Churubusco Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 30

Charles,Daniels,1836,,Alumni,878-1836,10/27/1847,DOD: 10/27/1847 Place: Molino del Rey Notified by: Burial: Cause: DOW Obit: Age: 30

Charles,Hoskins,1836,,Alumni,881-1836,9/21/1846,DOD: 09/21/1846 Place: Monterey Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 32

Muscoe,Shackleford,1836,,Alumni,867-1836,10/12/1847,DOD: 10/12/1847 Place: Molino del Rey Notified by: Burial: Cause: DOW Obit: Age: 34

Richard,Graham,1838,,Alumni,983-1838,10/12/1846,DOD: 10/12/1846 Place: Monterey Notified by: Burial: Cause: DOW Obit: Age: 29

Zebulon,Inge,1838,,Alumni,985-1838,5/9/1846,DOD: 05/09/1846 Place: Resaca de la Palma Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 31

Douglass,Irwin,1840,,Alumni,1056-1840,9/21/1846,”DOD: 09/21/1846 Place: Monterey, CA Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 26 ”

George,Ayers,1841,,Alumni,1068-1841,9/8/1847,DOD: 09/08/1847 Place: Molino del Rey Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 26

Rudolph,Ernst,1841,,Alumni,1108-1841,9/22/1847,DOD: 09/22/1847 Place: Molino del Rey Notified by: Burial: Cause: DOW Obit: Age: 28

Levi,Gantt,1841,,Alumni,1106-1841,9/13/1847,DOD: 09/13/1847 Place: Chapultepec Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 30

Charles,Morris,1841,,Alumni,1110-1841,9/17/1847,DOD: 09/17/1847 Place: Molino del Rey Notified by: Burial: Cause: DOW Obit: Age: 27

Calvin,Benjamin,1842,,Alumni,1120-1842,9/13/1847,DOD: 09/13/1847 Place: Mexico City Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 29

Thomas,Hammond,1842,,Alumni,1159-1842,12/6/1846,”DOD: 12/06/1846 Place: San Pasqual, CA Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 25″

George,Mason,1842,,Alumni,1153-1842,4/25/1846,”DOD: 04/25/1846 Place: Near Ft. Brown, TX Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 27″

Theodore,Chadbourne,1843,,Alumni,1181-1843,5/9/1846,DOD: 05/09/1846 Place: Resaca de la Palma Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 23

Robert,Hazlitt,1843,,Alumni,1189-1843,9/21/1846,”DOD: 09/21/1846 Place: Monterey, CA Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 25 ”

John,Johnstone,1843,,Alumni,1175-1843,8/19/1847,DOD: 08/19/1847 Place: Contreras Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 24

William,Burwell,1844,,Alumni,1220-1844,9/8/1847,DOD: 09/08/1847 Place: Molino del Rey Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 27

Joseph,Smith,1844,,Alumni,1228-1844,9/13/1847,DOD: 09/13/1847 Place: Chapultepec Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 28

Erastus,Strong,1844,,Alumni,1219-1844,9/8/1847,DOD: 09/08/1847 Place: Molino del Rey Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 24

James,Woods,1844,,Alumni,1222-1844,9/21/1846,”DOD: 09/21/1846 Place: Monterey, CA Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 22″

William,Allen,1845,,Alumni,1253-1845,12/6/1845,DOD: 12/06/1845 Place: Occupation of Texas Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 22

Joseph,Farry,1845,,Alumni,1243-1845,9/8/1847,DOD: 09/08/1847 Place: Molino del Rey Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 23

William,Rhea,1845,,Alumni,1264-1845,1/7/1847,DOD: 01/07/1847 Place: Monterey Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 22

John,Richey,1845,,Alumni,1248-1845,1/13/1847,DOD: 01/13/1847 Place: Mexican War Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 22

Alexander,Rodgers,1846,,Alumni,1301-1846,9/13/1847,DOD: 09/13/1847 Place: Chapultepec Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 22

Thomas,Easley,1846,,Alumni,1319-1846,8/20/1847,DOD: 08/20/1847 Place: Churubusco Notified by: Burial: Cause: KIA Obit: Age: 24

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