Bicknell, John Y

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: United States Military Academy class of 1844 in Appointed from Tennessee

Hometown: Tennessee

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 11 November 1849

Age at death: 28

Location of fatality: Maryville, Tennessee

Notes: 10th in his class of 24 graduated cadets. Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1844. Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Washita, I. T., 1844‑45; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1845; on frontier duty at Ft. Washita, I. T., 1845; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46; in the War with (Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Mar. 31, 1846) Mexico, 1846‑48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9‑29, 1847, — Skirmish of La Hoya, June 20, 1847, — Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19‑20, 1847, — Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, — and Operations before and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 12‑14, 1847; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; and on frontier duty, on march through Texas to Ft. Graham, 1848‑49.