Shields, Patrick

Rank: Private

Unit: G Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: July 6, 1849 in New York, New York. He was 23.

Hometown: Dublin, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Clerk

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 8 January 1852

Cause of death: Chronic dysentery

Location of fatality: Fort Lincoln, Texas,