Eckels, Joseph

Rank: Private

Unit: G Co, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: February 10, 1858 in Richmond, Virginia. He was 21.

Hometown: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Civil War

Died: 21 February 1862

Age at death: 25 yrs

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Val Verde, New Mexico,