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Private Patrick Carey

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Private Patrick Carey

Birth
Death 3 Oct 1893 (aged 65)
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Memorial ID 21920559 View Source
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Born: 14 April 1828 Tipperary, Ireland
Died 3 October 1893 Washington D. C. (Soldiers Home)

Enlisted in the 7th U. S. Cavalry on 22 March 1875.

Was in Company M, (Capt. Thomas French) in Marcus Reno's command at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. He crossed the river when Reno attacked the indian village and was able to make the retreat back and up to the hilltop where he fought until Terry arrived.

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