Brooks, Charles A.

Rank: Private

Unit: C Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: August 26, 1840 in New York, New York. He was 23.

Date of birth: 1817

Hometown: Upton, Massachusetts

Occupation prior to enlistment: Printer

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 15 February 1842

Cause of death: Diarrhea

Location of fatality: Saint John‘s Bluff, Florida

Click to open a new window to view general location of Soldier’s fatality.

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

Click to open an external link to view the Soldier’s gravesite on the Find A Grave website.