Unit: C Co, 2d Dragoons
Enlisted: August 25, 1848 in New York, New York. He was 22.
Hometown: Limerick, Ireland
Occupation prior to enlistment: Clerk
Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)
Died: 1 July 1849
Cause of death: Shot by Lieutenant Starr
Location of fatality: head of the Rio Frio River, Texas