Bennett, John

Rank: Private

Unit: B Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: July 17, 1840 in Fort Heileman, Florida. He was 27.

Date of birth: 1815

Hometown: Hillsborough, New York or New Jersey

Occupation prior to enlistment: Soldier

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 31 December 1841

Cause of death: Drowned

Location of fatality: Fort Many, Florida,

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

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