|Birth: ||Apr. 19, 1836|
|Death: ||May 21, 1881|
The son of Jeremiah & Charlotte (Wehrly) Drexler, in 1860 he was a clerk living with his family in Landisburg, Perry County. He married Alwilda L. Shannon March 28, 1864, and fathered John (b. @1866) and Irene (b. @1874).
A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Perry County Septebmer 17, 1862, mustered into federal service at Harrisburg September 26 as quartermaster sergeant of the 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry (162nd Pa), and promoted to sergeant major November 1, 1862. On August 25, 1864, sick and unable to perform his duties, he was reduced to ranks and transferred to Co. I, and honorably discharged by general order May 18, 1865.
Jeremiah Drexler (1809 - 1896)
Charlotte Wehrly Drexler (1807 - 1891)
John Drexler (1853 - 1937)*
Jacob L. Drexler (1829 - 1880)*
George Stroop Drexler (1836 - 1881)
Sgt. Maj. 17th Pa. Cav.
Note: also Civil War marker
Maintained by: Dennis Brandt
Originally Created by: Judith Warner Bookwalte...
Record added: Sep 24, 2002
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