Ready, James

Rank: Private

Unit: K Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: January 12, 1859 in New York, New York. He was 21.

Hometown: London, England

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 27 June 1860

Cause of death: Chronic diarrhea

Location of fatality: Fort Kearny, Nebraska Territory

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Place of interment: originally buried at Old Fort Randall Cemetery, Pickstown, Gregory County, SD, Plot #25. Moved to Fort Leavenworth