Hamilton, Samuel

Rank: Private

Unit: A Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: March 1, 1858 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was 22.

Hometown: Derry, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Civil War

Died: 26 July 1861

Cause of death: Accidentally shot

Location of fatality: Fort Kearny, Nebraska Territory,