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Roderic Stone

Vol. II p727 1838

(Born Me. Ap’d Min.)


Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1854, to July 1, 1859, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1859.

Served on frontier duty at Ft. Ripley, Min., 1859, Ft. Defiance, (Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Aug. 22, 1859) N. M., 1860-61, – and Ft. Fauntleroy, N. M., 1861.
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-62, in Operations in New Mexico, 1861â╢ł62, being engaged in the Battle of “Valverde”, (First Lieut., 14th Infantry, May 14, 1861) (Captain, 14th Infantry, Oct. 24, 1861)

(Bvt. Major, Feb. 21, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Valverde, N. M.)

Feb. 21, 1862, where he was Mortally Wounded, and Died of Wounds, Mar. 3, 1862, at Ft. Craig, N. M.: Aged 25.

Buried, Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM.