Hilt, Jacob F.

Rank: Farrier

Unit: I Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: August 13, 1855 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was 21.

Hometown: York County, Pennsylvania

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 10 November 1858

Cause of death: Typhoid fever

Location of fatality: Fort Bridger, Utah Territory,