McCafferty, Hugh

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: A Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: November 8, 1881 in New York, New York. He was 32.

Hometown: Donegal, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Soldier

Campaign: Plains Indian War (post Civil War)

Died: 24 June 1884

Cause of death: Wound received from being thrown from horse

Location of fatality: Helena, Montana Territory

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Place of interment: Old Saint Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Helena, Montana