John Hyde

HYDE, John;

enlisted: January 1, 1836, Boston, Massachusetts, by Lieut. Wheelock;

born: New York, New York;

age: 29 yrs;

occupation: blacksmith;

grey eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’6¼”;

Company D, 2d Dragoons;

died: May 20, 1836; shot by the enemy on the road from Micanopy to Fort Drane, Florida;

rank: [not listed, a private].

Might this be the FIRST 2D DRAGOON KILLED IN ACTION?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s