West Point Graduates Killed in Action – Southern Indian Wars

Class of 1812

Alexander R. Thompson: served in the War of 1812 and the Black Hawk War; killed in the Second Seminole War at the Battle of Okeechobee where he led his Regiment in a desperate charge.

Class of 1813

George W. Gardiner: served in the War of 1812; killed in Dade Massacre, which triggered the Second Seminole War.

Class of 1822

“David Moniac” A Creek Indian. Resigned immediately, but fifteen years later, fought when it counted, in the Second Seminole War, and was killed. He was the first Native American to graduate from the Academy.

Class of 1824

“Joseph Van Swearinger” Served on the frontier and in the Black Hawk War; killed Dec 25 1837 at “Okeechobee” Fla age 38

Class of 1826

“Francis J. Brooke” Served on the frontier and in the Black Hawk War; killed in the Second Seminole War at the Battle of Okeechobee.

Class of 1828

“James F. Izard” Served on the frontier and in the Black Hawk War; killed in the Second Seminole War at the Battle of the Withlacoochee River.

Class of 1830

“William E. Basinger” Killed in Dade’s Massacre, that triggered the Second Seminole War.

Class 1833

“Robert R Mudge” killed in Dade’s Massacre, that triggered the Second Seminole War.

“John P. Center” Served on the western frontier, killed in the at the Battle of Okeechobee.

Class of 1835

“Richard Henderson” killed in Dade’s Massacre

“John L. Keais” killed in Dade’s Massacre.

Class of 1837

“Walter Sherwood” killed in the Second Seminole War.

Class of 1838

“William Hulbert” killed in the Second Seminole War.

Please Note – – For now “Alonzo Brewer” killed in 1823 in the wars of Argentine Confederation – S. A. age 28 will be recorded here.

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