Private, 2nd Dragoons in the Army of Occupation in Texas. Mortally wounded at the Battle of Resaca de la Palma.
Suggested edit: Name on enlistment record is PARPA, Frederick.
PARPA, Frederick; enlisted: June 4, 1845, Jefferson Barracks, by Lieut. Bicknell; born: Germany; age: 24 yrs; occupation: wagon maker; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; died May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma, killed in action; rank: private.
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