Jeremiah Potter

Jeremiah Potter was possibly the Regiment's youngest casualty. Rest in peace, son. God only knows the travails you dealt with as a boy or the hardships your mother faced in deciding that the cavalry was a better life than she could provide for you. I'm sure the other troopers at Fiddler's Green take care of …

William Holmes

HOLMES, William; enlisted: January 15, 1836, New York, New York, by Cpt. Wharton; born: Boston, Massachusetts; age: 22 yrs; occupation: butcher; hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died: July 21, 1836; mortally wounded in battle July 19, 1836, Welika Pond, Florida; rank: [none listed, a private].

Patrick Hackett

HACKETT, Patrick; enlisted: November 9, 1835, Baltimore, by Capt. Hawkins; born: Tipparary [Tipperary], Ireland; age: 22 yrs; occupation: laborer; hazel eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’8”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died July 20, 1836; mortally wounded July 19, 1836 in battle [Welika Pond, Florida]; rank: [none listed, a private].

John Jacobs

JACOBS, John; enlisted: November 21, 1835, Frederick, by Major Young; born: Newark, New Jersey; age: 32 years; occupation: currier; grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’10¾”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; killed by Indians July 18, 1836, Fort Drane, East Florida; [rank not listed, a private].

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 …