Vervalen, William C

Rank: Private

Unit: H Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: September 30, 1839 in Fort Columbus, New York. He was 21.

Date of birth: 1818

Hometown: Bellville, New Jersey

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 5 August 1840

Cause of death: Congestive fever

Location of fatality: Fort Fanning, Florida,

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