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Corp Thomas P Eagan
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Birth: 1848, Ireland
Death: Jun. 25, 1876
Little Big Horn Battle Site
Big Horn County
Montana, USA

Corporal Eagan enlisted into the army on September 12, 1873 in St Louis MO. His listed civiian occupation was laborer. He was described as 5'5", sandy hair, gray eyes with a fair complexion.

On October 18, 1873, Eagan reported for duty at Ft Lincoln, Dakota Territory & was assigned to Company E, 7th US Cavalry.

At the Battle of the Little Big Horn, Company E was attached to LTC General George Armstrong Custer's battalion. Sometime during the fighting Eagan was killed

There were no reports from any of the burial details that Eagan's remains had been identified. It is likely that his unidentified remains were first buried where they had been found.

In 1881 all known battlefield burials were moved to a mass grave on Last Stand Hill.

Battlefield excavations & Lakota/Cheyenne accounts of the fighting revealed that evidence that Company E conducted a well organized & hard fought rear guard action from the Little Bighorn River towards Last Stand Hill, but were eventually overwhelmed & wiped out. 
 
Burial:
Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument
Little Big Horn Battle Site
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
Plot: Mass Grave Last Stand Hill
 
Created by: Randy
Record added: Oct 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16175356
Corp Thomas P Eagan
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Corp Thomas P Eagan
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Corp Thomas P Eagan
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In honor of all who fought at the Battle of the Little Bighorn: May God grant you eternal peace. www.littlebighorn.info
-Anonymous
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