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Pvt Samuel Hunt

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Pvt Samuel Hunt

Birth
Edmonson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 11 Sep 1835 (aged 23–24)
Osage County, Kansas, USA
Burial Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 19244245 View Source
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Kentucky-Pvt. U S Dragoons, Sept. 11, 1835, (age 23 yrs.) Hunt grave west of Burlingame (Osage Co.) Ks. Pri. Samuel Hunt was listed as the only casualty on an otherwise successful U S Dragoons expedition to the Rocky Mountains. Hunt died on Sept. 11, 1835, on the return of the 1645 mile trip from Ft. Leavenworth and back along the Santa Fe Trail. He was buried north of the stream later named in his memory-Dragoon Creek


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