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?

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