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Edmund Kirby was born in Brownville, New York, to Colonel Edmund Kirby (1794-1849), a United States Army paymaster and veteran of the Mexican-American War. He was a second cousin of Confederate general Edmund Kirby Smith, and his mother was the daughter of Major General Jacob Brown, who previously served as the Commanding General of the United States Army. He attended West Point, and in July 1812 entered the United States Army. During the War of 1812, he fought under Winfield Scott and Jacob Jennings Brown. Between 1832 and 1840 he served in the Black Hawk, Creek and Seminole wars. Kirby took part in the battle of Monterey, the siege and taking of Vera Cruz, and all the battles that marked Scott's march to Mexico City, including Cerro Gordo, Contreras, Churubusco, and El Molino Del Rey. At the end of the war he was brevetted Colonel for his "gallant and meritorious conduct" in battle.
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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Sunday, July 14, 2024.
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