Ellis, William A.

Rank: Private

Unit: C Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: August 13, 1880 in New York City, New York. He was 30.

Hometown: Seneca Falls, New York

Occupation prior to enlistment: Soldier

Campaign: Plains Indian War (post Civil War)

Died: 19 May 1884

Cause of death: Starvation

Location of fatality: Arctic Regions (Greely Expedition),