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South Dakota website!
Born: February 19, 1844
Died: April 7, 1884
Grave location: Post Cemetery,
Fort Meade, Sturgis, South Dakota
Grave GPS Coordinates: N44 24.148 W103 28.594
His second enlistment was on
December 13, 1871, in Spartanburg, South Carolina by Lt. Donald
McIntosh. He was in the hilltop fight during the Battle of the
Little Big Horn. He was discharged on December 13, 1876,
at Fort Lincoln, Dakota, upon expiration of service as a private
of very good character. He then re-enlisted in the 7th Cavalry.
He died on April 7, 1884, as a Sergeant in Troop H. He had hazel
eyes,black hair, a dark complexion, and was 5’ 8 ½” in height.