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Civil War Enlistment among the Germans, 4th Onondaga Regt., 1862

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Civil War Enlistment among the Germans, 4th Onondaga Regt., 1862

Posted: 23 Oct 2004 8:55AM GMT
Classification: Military
Edited: 18 Jan 2006 6:01AM GMT
Surnames: MILLER, RIEFFE, BAUMER, CONRAD, HOFFMAN, WENZ, KNAUBER, BAUERLE, SCHMEL, SICHOLD, FAUTH, MICHAEL, ROESHLAUB, FISSINGER, BOLLWAY
THE GERMAN’S IN MOTION. - At a meeting of the German Catholic congregation Sunday afternoon, the following committee were appointed to raise monies for an extra bounty to each German who enlist in the Fourth Onondaga Regiment, from Monday the 25th instant: 1st Ward- George Miller, Theobald Rieffe. 2nd Ward- F. Baumer, P. Conrad, and I.A. Hoffman. 3rd Ward- Casper Miller and M. Wenz. 4th Ward- Knauber and C. Bauerle. 5th Ward- Peter Schmel, Sichold and Chas. Fauth. 6th & 7th Wards- Joseph Michael and John Roeshlaub. 8th Ward- Ignatius Fissinger and Joseph Bollway. (SYRACUSE DAILY COURIER AND UNION 8/26/62)

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I have been given kind permission to post the above, which appears, along with many more Civil War-era newspaper reports, on Dan Houde's excellent website on the 149th Regiment, New York State Volunteers (The Salt Point Rangers; "The Fourth Onondaga Regiment"), a Civil War regimental history/re-enactors' site at:
http://home.earthlink.net/~dahoude/
See the "From the Archives" page, Steve Houde, Archivist

For more info on Germans, see my website,
German Immigrant Ancestors in Syracuse & Onondaga Co., NY:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mstone/

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