Mason, George T.

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: United States Military Academy class of 1842 in Appointed from Virgina

Hometown: Virginia

Campaign: Mexican American War

Died: 25 April 1846

Age at death: 27

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Rancho De Carricitos, Texas,

Notes: 43rd in his class of 55 graduated cadets. Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1842. Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1842, — Ft. p145 Jesup, La., 1842‑43, — Expedition to Arkansas River, 1843, — Ft. Leavenworth, (Transferred to 1st Dragoons, Mar. 6, 1843) Kan., 1843‑44, — Scouting to Pawnee Villages, 1844, — Ft. Leavenworth, (Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Sep. 13, 1844) Kan., 1844, — and Ft. Jesup, La., 1844‑45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845‑46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Skirmish of La Rosia, near Ft. Brown, Texas, where he was killed.