Manning, James

Rank: Private

Unit: E Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: July 15, 1845 in Fort Jesup, Louisiana. He was 23.

Hometown: Patterson, New Jersey

Occupation prior to enlistment: Tailor

Campaign: Mexican American War

Died: 9 May 1846

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Resaca De La Palma, Texas

Place of interment: Palo Alto Battlefield in Brownsville, Texas

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