Rawson, John William

Rank: Corporal

Unit: G Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: November 30, 1836 in Troy, New York. He was 22.

Date of birth: 1814

Hometown: Wellsboro, New York

Occupation prior to enlistment: Gentleman

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 8 May 1837

Cause of death: Dysentery

Location of fatality: Fort Mellon, Florida

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

 

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