Rinker, Robert S.

Rank: Private

Unit: G Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: August 26, 1847 in Moorefield . He was 19.

Hometown: Shenandoah, Virginia

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 4 May 1848

Location of fatality: Mexico City, Mexico