Dec. 17, 1862 Alexandria Alexandria City Virginia, USA
Could be Brester, Bresler or Brestler.
Regimental History, 125th Regt PV, p. 295: "Bressler,Lindley H,Private,Died at Alexandria, Va., Dec. 17th, 1862"
Private, 125th Pennsylvania (Volunteer) Infantry Regiment, during the U.S. Civil War. Mustered August 10, 1862, into Company 'A.' Most of Company A came from the Tyrone area of Blair County. One month after enlistment, Private Bressler saw combat at 'the hottest part of the battlefield on the hottest day of the war,' the area surrounding the Dunker Church at the Battle of Antietam, widely accepted as the 'Bloodiest Day in American History.'
1850 US Census, Blair County, Antis Township LAST,FIRST,AGE,SEX,OCCUP,BIRTHPLACE Bressler,Daniel,44(babt 1806),M,Laborer, Pa Bressler,Mary Ann,35(babt 1815),F,,Pa Bressler,David,16(babt 1834),M,,Pa Bressler,Miles D,12(babt 1838),M,,Pa Bressler,Mayland H,10(babt 1840),M,,Pa Bressler,Lindley Hooks,5(babt 1845),M,,Pa Bressler,Rebecca E,3(babt 1847),F,,Pa