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Pvt John A. Arentz
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Birth: 1838
Two Taverns
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1906
Hanover
York County
Pennsylvania, USA

The son of Joseph & Rebecca Arendt [sic], he married Sarah Shultz in 1857 and fathered William (b. 08/??/59), John Francis (b. 01/??/61), Joseph (b. 03/??/66), Ellen (b. @1866), Sarah E. (b. 10/??/69), Albert Charles (b. 07/03/74), and Elizabeth (b. @1877. He stood 5' 11" tall and had light hair and blue eyes. Died of chronic nephritis Death certificate states he died in Gettysburg.

A Civil War veteran, he was drafted in Adams County October 16, 1862, mustered into federal service at Gettysburg November 5 as a private with Co. G, 165th Pennsylvania Infantry (aka "Drafted Militia"), and honorably discharged with his company July 28, 1863, in Gettysburg.
 
 
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  Sallie E. Arentz Topper (1869 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

JOHN A. ARENTZ.
CO. G. REGT. 165.
 
Note: PVT Co G 165th PA Inf
 
Burial:
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Pennsylvania Plot, Section G, Site #32
 
Created by: Tami Glock
Record added: Nov 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61045626
Pvt John A. Arentz
Added by: Karl Stelly
 
Pvt John A. Arentz
Added by: Karl Stelly
 
Pvt John A. Arentz
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Private, Company G, 165th Pennsylvania Infantry (Drafted Militia)
- Karl Stelly
 Added: Feb. 12, 2015
Seal of the State of Pennsylvania
- Karl Stelly
 Added: May. 22, 2011
Flag of the State of Pennsylvania
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 Added: May. 21, 2011
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