Caton, Michael

Rank: Private

Unit: C Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: June 27, 1849 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 26.

Hometown: Limerick, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 3 March 1850

Age at death: 26 yrs

Cause of death: Killed in action – shot by Indians

Location of fatality: Chacon Creek, Texas,