Somers, John

Rank: Private

Unit: G Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: October 20, 1848 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was 21.

Hometown: Cary, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 8 March 1849

Cause of death: Cholera

Location of fatality: Camp Ringgold, Texas,