Lansing, William C.

Rank: Private

Unit: E Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: December 21, 1844 in Fort Jesup, Louisiana. He was 22.

Hometown: Rensselaer, New York

Occupation prior to enlistment: Dentist

Campaign: Mexican American War

Died: 8 September 1847

Age at death: 24

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Molino del Rey, Mexico

Place of interment: Old Pioneer Cemetery in Alexandria, Ohio

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