Madison County



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Veteran's Name: Burger, Frederick W

Father: Gottlieb Burger
Residence:  Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Butcher Mother: Franciska Zweigle
Date of birth: 1843 Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Wurtenberg, Germany Wife:  
Date of death: 07 May 1908 2nd wife: 
Place of death: Des Moines, Polk, Iowa 3rd wife: 
Place of burial: Jefferson-Goar Cemetery  
Cause of death: 


  W L

War record
  Rank: Private Company: B Regiment: 15th
  State: Iowa Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: 31 Mar 1864
  Enlistment age: 21 Residence: Madison County, Iowa
  Mustered out: 24 July 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky
  Service: Wounded in left hand 26 Aug 1864 near Atlanta, Georgia
GAR membership
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: 06 Oct 1882
  Post No.: 55 (36) Age at joining: 
  Place: Winterset Transfers: 
  Post name: Crocker Date joined: 19 Jan 1895
  Post No.: 12 Age at joining: 
  Place: Des Moines Transfers: Sus 18 Nov 1905
Sources: Roster Iowa Soldiers: Frederick; Ex. Soldiers living Ia. 1886: (F. W.) - Winterset./ Desc. Book Post #12: born Germany re 19 Ja 1895/ Roster: b. Ind Post 55 Desc Book #30 born Germany *** 1902
Notes: Mr Burger's parents came from Germany in 1848 landing in New York first settling near Cleveland, Ohio, upon removing to Iowa the family located at Keokuk at Montrose, and in 1859 came to Madison County, Iowa


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier XX Sep 2005.