Morton (Mortor), John

Rank: Private

Unit: C Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: November 12, 1835 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was 26.

Hometown: Lowell, Massachusetts

Occupation prior to enlistment: Carpet weaver

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 30 May 1837

Cause of death: Mania a potu [drinking madness]

Location of fatality: Fort Gilleland, Florida,