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Ernest J. Schwellenbach (USA) (1832 - 1906)

Ernest J. Schwellenbach was born in Germany and lived in Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War. On May 3, 1858 Ernest Schwellenbach was issued 40 acre...

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John Schwellenbach, (USA) (1840 - d.)

Born in Germany, John Schwellenbach lived in Jefferson County, Wisconsin. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War.

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Christian H. Leeking (1834 - 1918)

Immigrant from Hüllhorst, Westfalen, Pruessen (what is now the Minden-Lübbecke district, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany). The German name was Lücking. Christian was the son of Ernst ...

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John B. Baumeister (1818 - 1899)

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Michael Sager (1843 - 1915)

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Peter Sager (1843 - 1863)

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John D Ernst (1831 - 1909)

THE Rome DAILY SENTINEL , MONDAY EVENING MAY.17 1909 SUDDEN DEATH OF J.D.ERNST PASSED AWAY WITH HEART DISEASE EARLY SUNDAY. Veteran of the Civil War—Had Been Much Esteemed Citizen of Rome for Mo...

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Gen.Carl Schurz (USA), US Senator & Sec'y of the Interior (1829 - 1906)

Carl Christian Schurz (German: [ˈkaʁl ˈʃʊʁts]; 1829–1906) was a German revolutionary, American statesman and reformer, and Union Army General in the A...

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Martin Honer (1824 - 1871)

Martin Honer 1824-1871 Born: New York, United States Died: New York, United States Life Story Birth 1824New York, United States Posted by darcieh92 Death 1871New York, United States Birth: 1825 ...

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Major General Franz Sigel (USA) MP (1824 - 1902)

Franz Sigel (November 18, 1824 – August 21, 1902) was a German military officer, revolutionist and immigrant to the United States who was a teacher, newspaperman, politician, and served as a U...

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Jacob Gundrum (1837 - 1904)

Born in Alsfield, Hesse Darmstadt, the son of Jacob & Sophie Strecker Gundrum. Upon his arrival in America c. 1856, he traveled to Wisconsin to live with his sister who had already emigrated. In 1860, ...

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Joseph Berlage (1826 - 1903)

Served in the Civil War in Wisconsin 26th Regiment, Company A. Wounded at Gettysburg. He was shot through the left thigh. His birth date was determined from his marriage record (dated Nov. 23, 1852),...

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Al Sieber MP (1843 - 1907)

Albert Sieber (February 27, 1843 – February 19, 1907) was a German-American military figure, prospector, and Chief of Scouts during the Apache Wars. Sieber was born in Mingolsheim, Baden a...

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Carl Wilhelm Schüffner, 1st Ltn./Adjutant (c.1823 - d.)

Carl Wilhelm Schüffner was the only son of his father's first marriage to Agnes Emma Vogel and was born about 1824 in either Mittweida or Chemnitz. His father, the founder of a large textiles bu...

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Bernhard (Behrend) Witte (1808 - 1896)

He was a private in Co C Germany Regt Missouri Home Guards from 13 June 1861 to 13 Sept 1861. He died on 10 Oct 1896 in Morgan Co near Pyrmont, Missouri.

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Johann "Jean" Stampfler (USA) (1828 - c.1865)

Johann L Stampfler(John, Jean) was in the Civil War. He enlisted in the 2nd Delaware Infantry, Co E. He was injured and spent some time at home recuperating and then is reported to have been transferre...

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Lorenzo Stampfler (USA) 2nd MI Cavalry MP (1825 - 1890)

Laurent "Lorenzo" Stampfler (15 Aug 1825 - 11 Feb 1890) was born in Alsace-Lorraine, immigrated to the United States with or soon after his brother. He enlisted in Co M, Second Michigan Calvary in 1861...

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Henry Thielberg (1833 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Henry Thielberg, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in actio...

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Pvt. Martin Wambsgan, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1911)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Martin Wambsgan, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 19 O...

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Lt. Col. Thomas W. Custer, Medal of Honor MP (1845 - 1876)

He was awarded two Medals of Honor. He was the first soldier to receive the dual honor, one of only four soldiers or sailors to receive the dual honor during the Civil War, and one of just 19 in histor...

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Frederick Alber, PVT (1838 - 1913)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Frederick Alber, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 12 M...

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William J Archinal, CPL (1840 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal William J. Archinal, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge ...

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Richard Binder, SGT (1839 - 1912)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Richard Binder, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism...

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Abraham Cohn, SGM MP (1832 - 1897)

American Civil War Union Army Sergeant Major and recipient to the highest military decoration for valor in combat — the Medal of Honor — for having distinguished himself at the Battle of ...

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Capt. Hubert Dilger, Medal of Honor (1836 - 1911)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Field Artillery) Hubert Dilger, United States Army, for extraordinary...

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Musician Richard Enderlin (1843 - 1930)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician Richard Enderlin, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism from ...

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Pvt. Peter Kapesser, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1930)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Peter Kappesser, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 24 N...

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Harry Kline, PVT (1841 - 1901)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Harry Kline, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 April ...

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Musician J. C. Julius Langbein (1845 - 1910)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician Johann Christoph Julius Langbein, United States Army, for extraordina...

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Theodore Schwan, 1LT (1841 - 1926)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Theodore Schwan, United States Army, for extraordi...

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William Wells, Quartermaster (1832 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster William Wells, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in ...

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