Shaffner (Schaffner), John (Jean Jaques)

Rank: Private

Unit: G Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: August 22, 1839 in New York, New York. He was 34.

Date of birth: 1805

Hometown: Baisil [Basel?], , Switzerland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Baker

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 19 February 1842

Cause of death: Disease unknown

Location of fatality: Fort Jesup, Louisiana,

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