Spear, James W

Rank: Private

Unit: D Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: July 14, 1839 in Saint Augustine, Florida. He was 30.

Date of birth: 1809

Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts

Occupation prior to enlistment: Printer

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 22 December 1841

Cause of death: Intermittent fever

Location of fatality: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Place of interment: Saint Augustine National Cemetery in Saint Augustine, Florida

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