West point Cadets appointed.
--The following is a list of cadets appointed ‘"at large,"’ by the President
, Feb. 13th:
R. Buchanan Wade
, son of Lieutenant-Colonel R. Dean Arden Wade
, who was twice brevetted for gallantry in the Florida
war, and at Molino del Rey
, and died of wounds received at Churubusco
Mr. Randolph Ridgely
, son of Capt. Randolph Ridgely
, who was distinguished in Florida
, brevetted for brilliant conduct at the battle of Palo Alto
and Resaca de la Palma
, and distinguished at the morning of Monterey
, where he died.
Charles W. Morris
, son of the late Commodore Morris
, a distinguished and gallant officer of the Navy, who was with Commodore Hull
at the capture of the Guerrero, and with Commodore Bainbridge
in the capture of a frigate, and who died in the service.
Henry Brockholst Ledyard
, grandson of General Lewis Cass
Theophilus H. Holmes, Jr.
, son of Major T. H. Holmes
, of the Army, who was brevetted for gallant conduct at Monterey
Frederick W. Smith
, son of the Hon. William Smith
, of Virginia
Ormsby M. Mitchell, Jr.
, son of Professor Mitchell
of the Cincinnati
and Dudley Observatories.
Thomas Lee Brent
, son of the late Captain Brent
, of the Army, who served in Florida
, was brevetted for gallant conduct at Buena Vista
, and died in the service.
James D. Graham
, son of Major Lawrence Pike Graham
, of the Army, who was brevetted for gallant conduct at Resaca de la Palma
Robert M. McGraw
, whose ancestors served with distinction in the Revolutionary war.
The following additional appointments have been made to fill vacancies created by the resignation and dismissal of Cadets appointed ‘"at large:"’
James B. Breese
, re-appointed: Satterlee Clarke Plummer
, son of Capt. J. B. Plummer
, of the army; Charles H. Cockey
, whose ancestors were distinguished in the Revolutionary war: S. Lane Hayman
, a descendant of Gen. Anthony Wayne
; Wm. Gadsby, Jr.
, is appointed from the District of Columbia.