Van Tassel, Daniel

Rank: Private

Unit: B Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: October 11, 1839 in Albany, New York. He was 21.

Date of birth: 1818

Hometown: Westchester, New York

Occupation prior to enlistment: Sailor

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 6 September 1840

Cause of death: Disease unknown

Location of fatality: Picolata, Florida,

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