McArdle, Patrick

Rank: Private

Unit: E Co, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: August 6, 1862 in Harrison’s Landing, Virginia. He was 29. It was his third enlistment.

Date of life: 1835

Hometown: Limerick, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Servant

Campaign: Civil War

Died: 12 June 1864

Age at death: 28 or 29

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Trevilian Station, Virginia

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Place of internment: Body lost or destroyed

Note: Original enlistment November 23, 1852 in New York in G and K Co, 2d Dragoons. He was 21 yrs. occupation.  He was discharged: September 23, 1857 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory for expiration of service and held the rank of private.

Second enlistment was September 24, 1857 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory into K, A and E Co, 2d Dragoons. He was 27.

He stood 5’8 with blue eyes, black hair, and fair complexion.