(1843 - 1919)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
He came to the US at age 3, and was living in Milwaukee when he enlisted in Company D, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Wounded again at Spottsylvania, VA on 12 May 1864. Discharged for disability on 2 June 1865.
After the War
In 1870 he was working in a sawmill. He was a 50-year resident of Oshkosh, and died at age 76 in the National Soldier's Home in Milwaukee.
References & notes
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Details from his death notice in the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern of 28 August 1919, and family genealogists.
1843 in PRUSSIA
08/26/1919 Milwaukee, WI; burial in Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, WI