Cantwell, Thomas L.

Rank: Private

Unit: E Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: April 1, 1845 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 31.

Hometown: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

Occupation prior to enlistment: Soldier

Campaign: Mexican American War

Died: 9 May 1846

Age at death: 31

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Resaca De La Palma, Texas,

Place of interment: Palo Alto Battlefield in Brownsville, Texas

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