(1843 - 1907)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
He came to America at age 9 with his family, and was living in Oshkosh by age 11 (about 1854). From Oshkosh, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 4 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was absent, wounded at muster-out (July 1865).
After the War
He was a patrolman on the Oshkosh police force for nearly 20 years.
References & notes
Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is online from Findagrave, and that page includes text from his obituary in the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern of Wednesday, 17 July 1907, pg.3.
06/01/1843; Mecklenberg, GERMANY
07/17/1907 Oshkosh, WI; burial in Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, WI