Fitzsimons, Phillip

Rank: Private

Unit: E Co, 2d Cavalry

Reenlisted: October 21, 1862 in Harper’s Ferry, Maryland. He was 26. It was his second enlistment.

Date of birth: 1836

Hometown: Cavan County, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Civil War

Died: 12 August 1863

Age at death: 26 or 27

Cause of death: Died of wounds received in action

Location of fatality: Brandy Station, Virginia

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Place of interment: Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery in Washington D.C.

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