Epperson, John W.

Rank: Private

Unit: G Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: December 8, 1847 in Hannibal . He was 21.

Hometown: Jessamine County, Kentucky

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 5 May 1848

Location of fatality: Mexico City, Mexico