Parker, John

Rank: Private

Unit: E Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: August 11, 1840 in New York, New York. He was 21.

Date of birth: 1819

Hometown: Orange, New York

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 14 September 1841

Cause of death: Dysentery

Location of fatality: Fort Henderson, Georgia,

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

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