Salzman or Salzhan, Jacob

Rank: Private

Unit: B Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: October 28, 1839 in New York, New York. He was 25.

Date of birth: 1814

Hometown: Wurttemberg, Germany

Occupation prior to enlistment: Butcher

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 22 November 1840

Cause of death: Diarrhea

Location of fatality: Picolata, Florida

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

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