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 Michael C Caddle

Michael C Caddle

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Death 1 May 1919 (aged 74)
Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Fort Rice, Morton County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 74559847 · View Source
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Enlisted at Tarrytown, New York in Company B 1St New York Cavalry on 22 September 1864 under the name Michael C. Cadler, to serve one year. Was discharged with the detachment on 6 June 1865 at Alexandria, Virginia.

Enlised on 29 September 1873 into Co. I, as a sargeant in the 7th U. S. Cavalry as Michael C. Caddler (there may have been a mistake in spelling somewhere along the way.) He was not at the Battle of the Little Big Horn as he was on detached service, probably either at Powder River Depot or at Fort Abraham Lincoln.

On Christmas Day 1877 he married Josephine McIlharqey, the widow of Archibald McIlhargey, who died at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.



The death of M. C. Caddell of Ft. Rice occurred in Bismarck yesterday afternoon at 3:30, at a local hospital. Deceased was 71 years old, and death resulted from a complication of diseases. The body was shipped to Ft. Rice this afternoon for burial.

M. C. Caddell was a veteran of years service in the Dakota Indian wars. He served at Fort Rice in the early days and later at old Fort Lincoln under General George Custer. Mr. Caddell also served with honor throughout the Civil war.

Mrs. Caddell died fourteen years ago, and there survive the deceased five sons, two of whom are in France, and four daughters.

The Bismarck Tribune, May 2, 1919, page 2.




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