Thomas J. Dennehy
Company A 22nd Infantry
Thomas J. Dennehy was born in Cahersiveen, Ireland in 1852.
He enlisted as a Private in
Company A of the 22nd Infantry for a period of 5 years on
September 18, 1893 at Brooklyn,
New York. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 5 inches tall, had brown hair, brown eyes and a florrid
complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Laborer.
Dennehy reported to the Regiment at Fort Keogh, Montana on January 30, 1894 from Davids Island, New York.
Private Dennehy died from acute tuberculosis at Fort Keogh on February 2, 1894.
Thomas J. Dennehy was originally
buried in the Post Cemetery at Fort Keogh. His remains were later
re-interred in the Custer Battlefield National Cemetery.
In the U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms his first name is incorrectly given as Peter.
Custer National Cemetery
Big Horn County
Plot: A 542
Grave marker for Thomas J. Dennehy
Photo by MT EJ from the Find A Grave website
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