Connell, Michael

Rank: Private

Unit: M Co, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: May 8, 1866 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was 19.

Hometown: Cork, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Plains Indian War (post Civil War)

Died: 1 July 1867

Age at death: 20 yrs

Cause of death: Killed in action by Indians

Location of fatality: Beaver Creek, Kansas,

Place of interment: Fort Leavenworth National Cemeteryin Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Notes: Kidder Massacre