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Ringgold, Samuel B., 1796-1846

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1796 - 1846-05-11

Artillery officer in the United States Army.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Death of Major Ringgold

 Digital Image
Identifier: 1931-004-1-003.jpg

Death of Major Ringgold, 1846

 Item — Box: 1-1, item: 3
Identifier: 1931-004-1-3
Scope and Contents Colored lithograph of the death of Major Ringgold at the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846. Ringgold, considered by some to have been the "Father of Modern Artillery," and may have been the first U.S. officer killed in the Mexican War.
Dates: 1846

The Death of the Gallant Major Ringgold

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Identifier: 1931-004-1-004.jpg

The Death of the Gallant Major Ringgold, 1846

 Item — Box: 1-1, item: 4
Identifier: 1931-004-1-4
Scope and Contents Colored lithograph of "The Death of the Gallant Major Ringgold. Who was mortally wounded during the engagement of the 8th May and died on the 10th 1846." Ringgold was considered to be the 'Father of Modern Artillery' and may have been the first U. S. officer killed in the Mexican War.
Dates: 1846