Smith, John {Alias STEANS

Rank: Private

Unit: D Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: July 8, 1853 in New York, New York. He was 22.

Hometown: Cavan, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Plasterer

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 3 October 1856

Cause of death: Dysentery

Location of fatality: Fort Randall, Nebraska Territory,