Sampson,

Rank: Private

Unit: Band, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: October 10, 1845 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was 23.

Hometown: Paris, France

Occupation prior to enlistment: Musician

Campaign: Mexican American War

Died: 1 April 1846

Cause of death: Drowned

Location of fatality: Rio Grande river,