|Death: ||Oct. 9, 1863|
Born in the Canton of Berne, Switzerland. Enlisted at Bellevue, Ia. by Captain C.H.L. Lange as a 24 yr. old resident of Jackson Co., Ia. on June 24, 1861 (in company with his 25 yr. old brother John) in Co. I, 5th Iowa Infantry. His surname is also found in the Iowa A.G.R.'s as Bleusch. Wounded slightly in the shoulder at the Battle of Iuka, Ms. Sept.19, 1862. Registered for the draft in July 1863 while at home in Bellevue, Ia. as a 26 yr. old single tailor, serving in Co. I, 5th Iowa Inf. Died Oct.9, 1863 in the hospital at Burnsville, Ms. of congestion of the lungs. Death recorded by attending regimental surgeon, Peter A. Carpenter. His effects were all turned over to his sister, Rosina Blusch residing in Cottonville, Jackson Co., Ia. He was last paid to June 30, 1863 and had drawn clothing in the amount of $44.14 since last settlement. He was buried near the hospital at Burnsville, Ms. and after the war his remains were moved to the National Cemetery at Corinth, Ms. where he was buried as an unknown U.S. soldier.
Corinth National Cemetery
Created by: John Franklin Horrighs
Record added: Jun 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112605855
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