Eckerson, James

Rank: Private

Unit: I Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: May 14, 1898 in New York, New York. He was 24 yrs 1 mos.

Date of birth: 1874

Hometown: Huntington, New York

Occupation prior to enlistment: Civil engineer

Campaign: Spanish American War

Died: 31 August 1898

Age at death: 23 or 24

Cause of death: Typhoid fever

Location of fatality: Washington Barracks, D.C.

Place of interment: Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia

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