Bailey, Benjamin

Rank: Private

Unit: D Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: January 25, 1836 in New York, New York. He was 24.

Hometown: Queens, New York

Occupation prior to enlistment: Tailor

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 1 May 1836

Age at death: 25 yrs

Cause of death: Disease unknown

Location of fatality: Fort Drane, Florida

Place of interment: Saint Augustine National Cemetery in Saint Augustine, Florida

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