Capt. (USA), Frederick Zarracher

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Capt. (USA), Frederick Zarracher

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: July 24, 1894 (75-76)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Zaracher and Unknown Zaracher
Husband of Elizabeth 'Betsey' Zarracher
Father of Martin H Zarracher; Benjamin Franklin Zaracher and Christiana Kelley

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About Capt. (USA), Frederick Zarracher

Captain, Company C, 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Served as Captain, Company H, 29th Pennsylvania Infantry from July 5, 1861 until his resignation on April 7, 1863 due to poor health (chronic rheumatism). He went home for a year to recover and secured a commission as Captain, Company C, 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry to replace James Captain Hughes. Severely wounded in the left leg and pinned under his horse and was captured at Mine Run, Virginia, on May 5, 1864. Held captive in Columbia Military Prison, Columbia, South Carolina. Released, and was among 600 Union officers who arrived at Annapolis, Maryland on March 6, 1865. Mustered out as Captain, Company C, 3rd Provisional Cavalry on October 31, 1865. Also listed as Garracher.

Born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Filed for a pension on August 6, 1869, application number 146,639, certificate number 108,166.

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Capt. (USA), Frederick Zarracher's Timeline

1818
1818
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
1842
1842
1844
October 29, 1844
1849
January 24, 1849
1894
July 24, 1894
Age 76
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
July 27, 1894
Age 76
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States