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 Patrick Gaughran

Patrick Gaughran

Birth
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Death 7 Dec 1887 (aged 41–42)
Colorado, USA
Burial Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA
Plot B, 0, 745
Memorial ID 688381 · View Source
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Enlisted 29 Oct 1875 in Baltimore, Maryland. Private in 10 Hospital 22 Infantry? Discharged 28 Oct 1880 at Fort McKavett, Texas. Occupation listed as laborer.

Re-enlisted 27 Nov 1880 in Chicago, Illinois. Private 8th Cavalry? Discharged 27 Nov 1885 at Fort Brown, Texas. Listed as soldier's second enlistment in roll book. Occupation listed as soldier.

Re-enlisted 27 Dec 1886 in NYC. 1 Sep 1887, Private in Co. G, 10th Infantry: Hospital Corps, US Army, Fort Crawford, Colorado. Died there of opium poisoning 7 Dec 1887.

All records point to same soldier--all born Dublin, Ireland, and ages correspond at each enlistment. All records indicate a soldier 5 foot 5 inches tall.

See record # 142786271 here for more bio and family member information.


Inscription

PATRICK GAUGHRAN--Maryland--Pvt Hosp Corps--December 7, 1887

Gravesite Details The remains of soldiers buried at Fort Crawford were relocated to Fort McPherson National Cemetery on December 4, 1891.

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  • Maintained by: Cathy Gaughran Hatcher
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 688381
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Patrick Gaughran (1845–7 Dec 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 688381, citing Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Cathy Gaughran Hatcher (contributor 46739213) .