Skeen, James

Rank: Private

Unit: H Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: August 6, 1846 in Abingdon, Virginia. He was 21.

Hometown: Russell, Virginia

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Mexican American War

Died: 9 May 1847

Cause of death: Rheumatism

Location of fatality: Monterey, Mexico