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Pvt Samuel S. Cronkhite
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1832
Death: May 25, 1865

Samuel S. Cronkhite

Residence was not listed; 29 years old.
Enlisted on 5/22/1861 as a Private.
On 5/22/1861 he mustered into "H" Co. MN 1st Infantry
(date and method of discharge not given)
He was listed as: Wounded 7/3/1863 Gettysburg, PA

Samuel S Cronkite was born on March 9, 1832, in New York.
He was 29 when he enlisted in Company H, First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.
He was listed in St Paul Press on March 24, 1863, as having been admitted to the Newark Hospital on Sept 6, 1862, and was still there as of that date. The reason, for his being there, was listed as having an internal injury.
Samuel was wounded at Gettysburg on July 3rd, 1863, during Picket's charge. He was wounded in the head by an artillery shell. He spent time recovering at the Chestnut Hill Hospital, along with several other men from the First. The date of his discharge is not known.
Samuel died May 25, 1865.

Sources: http://www.civilwardata.com/active/hdsquery.dll?SoldierHistory?U&117026
http://firstmn.phpwebhosting.com/SearchResults.php3?ID=0524

 
 
Burial:
Cronktown Cemetery
Kirkland
DeKalb County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Sep 02, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15588279
Pvt Samuel S. Cronkhite
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