Samuel H. Alexander
Company C 22nd Infantry
Samuel H. Alexander was born in Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky in 1880.
He enlisted for a period of 3
years as a Private in Company C of the 22nd Infantry on November
at Lexington, Kentucky. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 6 inches tall, had dark brown hair,
grey eyes and a fair complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Clerk.
Private Samuel H. Alexander died of chronic dysentery at Manila, Philippines on October 3, 1899.
Below is his listing in a report
of deaths in Company C in the Philippines,
prepared by the Company Commander, Captain Henry G. Lyon:
Document courtesy of Matthew Westfall, author of The Devil's Causeway
Samuel Alexander was buried in the military cemetery at Manila, on the island of Luzon.
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