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Pvt Harry E. Donaldson
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Birth: unknown
Carroll County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 1898
Park County
Wyoming, USA

Buried April 11 1898
Private Co D 4th Cavalry
"Drowned in Bath Lake, near Ft. Yellowstone."

Disinterred and reburied July 1917 in Section A, Site 1433, Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, MT.

"Register of Enlistments, U.S. Army" shows:
Name: Donaldson, Harry E.
Enlistment Date: 4 Oct 1897
Enlistment Place: Ft. Cook, Neb.
Enlistment No.: 3
Birthplace: Mechanicstown, Ohio
Age at Enlistment: 28y 2m
Occupation: Soldier
Unit: 4th Cav., Co. "D"
Previous Unit: 22nd Inf., B Co.
Remarks: Accidentally drowned April 10/98, at Fort Yellowstone, Wyo., while bathing, a Pvt.
Added by Jerry (#47207041)

[Note: Bath Lake, named in 1880, is a thermal pool in Mammoth Hot Springs that was once a popular bathing site for Fort Yellowstone soldiers.]
Added by Jerry (#47207041)
Fort Yellowstone Army Cemetery
Park County
Wyoming, USA
Plot: Grave No. 14
Maintained by: Jerry
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Dec 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10166901

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