Pierce, Merrill

Rank: Private

Unit: F Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: December 26, 1836 in New York, New York. He was 34.

Hometown: Hillsborough, New Hampshire

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 10 July 1838

Cause of death: Consumption

Location of fatality: at sea between Tampa, Florida and Fort Monroe, VA,