Mesler, Jacob

Rank: Private

Unit: A Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: December 9, 1846 in New York, New York. He was 23.

Hometown: [town illegible], New Jersey

Occupation prior to enlistment: Blacksmith

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 12 January 1848

Cause of death: Diarrhea

Location of fatality: Mexico City, Mexico