|Birth: ||Mar. 29, 1834|
|Death: ||Feb. 7, 1908|
The son of Mathias & Zipporah Izer, he married Elizabeth A. ? ca. 1860 and fathered Maria (b. 1859 or 1861 - married George McLaughlin), William Fremont (b. 07/??/63), and Benjamin Elmer (b. @1867). In 1860, he was a laborer living in Hamiltonban Township, Adams County, and stood 6' 0" tall with dark hair and dark eyes.
A Civil War veteran, he enlisted and mustered into federal service at Emmittsburg, Frederick County, Maryland, September 16, 1863, as a private with Co. I, 3rd Maryland Cavalry. He was captured April 30, 1864, during the Red River Campaign, imprisoned at Tyler, Texas, and paroled October 23, 1864, at Red River Landing, Louisiana. He reported to New Orleans, promoted to corporal June 20, 1865, and honorably discharged with his company September 9, 1865.
In 1890, he lived in Hamiltonban Township, Adams County, where he was a member of John Dixon Post No. 83, G.A.R.
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