Hennessy, Denis

Rank: Private

Unit: D and K Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: December 23, 1858 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was 25.

Date of birth: 1833

Hometown: Waterford, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Civil War

Died: 4 September 1862

Age at death: 28 or 29

Location of fatality: Camp on Meridian Hill, Washington D.C.

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

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