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Federal (USV)

Private

George Frederick Siemon

(1841 - 1926)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 123rd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He came to the US with his father in 1855, and was in the baking and confectionery business in New Brighton, PA before the War. He mustered into service in Company E, 123rd Pennsylvania Infantry on 12 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland in September and October 1862.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company on May 12, 1863 at the expiration of his term of service.

After the War

He returned to New Brighton, but moved to Cleveland, OH in 1876.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates' History1. Details and his presence on the Campaign from research in the Compiled Service Records, National Archives by great-greatgrandson Matthew Holzman, who has also posted a post-war photograph of Siemon on Findagrave. Further details from Samuel Peter Orth's A History of Cleveland, Ohio, Vol. 2, Biographical (1910) in a sketch about his son Dr. Lester Eugene Siemon (1867-1943). He was married to Sophia Neely Siemon (c.1845-1891) and Elizabeth Johanna Mueller Siemon (1865-1941).

Birth

10/06/1841; Sterbfritz, GERMANY

Death

07/04/1926 Cleveland, OH; burial in Brookmere Cemetery, Cleveland, OH

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13952]