Young, Emil

Rank: Private

Unit: H Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: November 12, 1844 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 32.

Date of birth: 1812

Occupation prior to enlistment: Overseer

Campaign: Texas Occupation

Died: 20 August 1845

Age at death: 32 or 33

Location of fatality: Guadeloupe River, Texas

Place of interment: Old Bayview Cemetery in Corpus Christi, Texas

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Note: He stood 5’7½” with blue eyes, light hair, and ruddy complexion.