Bastest or Bathesen, Jacob

Rank: Private

Unit: B Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: October 22, 1839 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Date of birth: 1817

Hometown: Newham (Nauheim), Germany

Occupation prior to enlistment: Carpenter

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 12 May 1842

Cause of death: Self inflicted – suicide

Location of fatality: Fort Many, Florida

Place of interment: Thompson Cemetery in Sanford, Maine

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Secondary listed place of interment: Saint Augustine National Cemetery in Saint Augustine, Florida

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