2nd United States Cavalry Co E
Enlisted on 9 Dec 1861 at Washington, DC by Lt Merritt to serve 3 years 2nd US Cavalry; wounded in action with guerillas near Halltown, VA and died of wounds 11 Nov 1864, a SGT in Winchester, VA. (US Army Register of Enlistments, Deaths in Regular Army, Burial Register)
Initial enlistment 8 Nov 1856 Richmond, VA by Lt. Robertson to serve 5 years Co E 2nd US Cav. Description as blue eyes light hair, fair complexion, 5' 10 1/2"; discharged 9 Nov 1861 at expiration of service in camp near Washington, DC.
Birth information on initial enlistment b. Charlotte, VA age 21.
1860 Census at Fort Mason, Texas as Soldier, age 25 b Virginia
Widow Susan Martinas Dunbar received pension after his death. They were married 30 Mar 1860 Powerderhorn, TX by Esquire Ross.