Lyell or Lyall, Alexander

Rank: Private

Unit: K Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: November 1, 1854 in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was 22.

Hometown: Aberdeen, Scotland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Blacksmith

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 3 September 1852

Age at death: 23 yrs

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Blue Water, Nebraska Territory (Lewellen, Nebraska)

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