Dalton, Michael

Rank: Recruit

Unit: 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: December 20, 1858 in New York, New York. He was 17.

Hometown: Wexford, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Musician

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 31 August 1859

Cause of death: Accidentally shot himself

Location of fatality: Prairie, Utah Territory,