Mansfield, Lee Roy

Rank: Private

Unit: L Trp, 2d Cavalry

Reenlisted: November 1, 1898 in Columbus Barracks, Ohio. He was 22 yrs 1 mos. It was his second enlistment.

Date of birth: 30 August 1878

Hometown: Bedford County, Iowa

Occupation prior to enlistment: Woodsman

Campaign: Spanish American War

Died: 25 December 1899

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Sickness

Location of fatality: Placetas Barracks, Cuba

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Place of interment: New Paris Community Cemetery in New Paris, Pennsylvania

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 Note: Original enlistment H Btry, 1st Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery from 1898 to 1898.

He was 5’7¼” with brown eyes, dark brown hair, and fair complexion.