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PVT Henry S. Demming

Birth
Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine, USA
Death 21 Dec 1866 (aged 18–19)
Johnson County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Johnson County, Wyoming, USA
Memorial ID 220021330 View Source
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DEMMING, Henry S.; enlisted: May 17, 1866, Boston, Massachusetts, by Capt. McLaughlin; born: Ellsworth, Maine; age: 19 yrs; occupation: salesman; blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7½”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died December 21, 1866, near Peno Creek, Dakota Territory (killed in action); rank: private; [Fetterman Massacre].

Originally buried at Fort Phil Kearney Post Cemetery, Dakota Territory (Johnson County, Wyoming); disinterred and reburied in 1905 at Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, section B, marked unknown between sites 15-49 and 108-144.

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