Samuel H. Alexander

Company C 22nd Infantry

DOD 10/03/1899



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 8, 1898
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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