Egolf, Charles

Rank: Private

Unit: F Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: May 21, 1856 in New York, New York. He was 25.

Hometown: Coblenz, Saxony

Occupation prior to enlistment: Soldier

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 6 August 1856

Cause of death: Suicide – with gun

Location of fatality: Fort Riley, Kansas Territory,