Shea, John

Rank: Recruit

Unit: 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: June 4, 1850 in Detroit, Michigan. He was 24.

Hometown: Limerick, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 25 July 1850

Location of fatality: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory,