Runyon or Runyan, Matthias L

Rank: Private

Unit: B Co, 2d Dragoons

Reenlisted: October 9, 1839 in New York, New York. He was 29. It was his third enlistment.

Hometown: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 10 October 1840

Cause of death: Diarrhea

Location of fatality: Fort Reid, Florida (Sanford, Florida)

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

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