Mitchell, John

Rank: Private

Unit: F Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: July 6, 1840 in Fort Heileman, Florida. He was 27.

Date of birth: 1813

Hometown: Habersham, Georgia

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 16 February 1841

Age at death: 28 yrs

Cause of death: Dysentery

Location of fatality: Fort Reid, Florida (Sanford, Florida)

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Place of interment: Saint Augustine National Cemetery in Saint Augustine, Florida

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