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Henry Alexander
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1846, Germany
Death: Feb. 1, 1946
Sauk County
Wisconsin, USA

Company K
49th Pennsylvania Infantry
Union Army


"Heinrich Alexander", with his parents and 4 siblins, emigrated from Germany and arrived in New York on 3 Jun 1850, aboard the ship "Edwina".

He enlisted just 3 months before the Civil War ended on 6 Apr 1865; the unit mustered out on 15 Jul 1865.



The Grand Army Home for Veterans once more has a Civil War veteran resident, the first since May 1940, when Israel Cannon, 100 years old, died here.

Henry Alexander of Baraboo was brought here Monday by his daughter Mrs Cora Biege and Dept S.V.C Dwinnell of the U.S.W.V. Mr Alexander was 98 last Oct 15.

He enlisted in Pittsburgh, PA, in 1865 when Lincoln made his call for 75,000 volunteers. After his discharge he came to Wisconsin where his parents lived and remained at Baraboo. His wife died in 1931. He has several sons and daughters.

Mr Alexander is quite deaf; is able to walk with two canes, and plans to get outside some when warmer weather comes.

Though not over-pleased to become a resident of the Home, he is now happy since nurses, orderlies and all are so good to him and he has had so many callers - "even the preacher came to seem me".

Waupaca County Post
22 Mar 1945
Family links: 
  Jacob Alexander (1813 - 1896)
  Sophia Stubaus/Stackhouse Alexander (1848 - 1931)*
  John Levi Alexander (1867 - 1957)*
  William Edward Alexander (1869 - 1953)*
  Lusetta Sophia Alexander Fosdick (1870 - 1940)*
  Philip Harry Alexander (1872 - 1961)*
  Alvin George Alexander (1874 - 1958)*
  Emma Lily Alexander Davidson (1877 - 1949)*
  Percy Heinrich Stubaus Alexander (1880 - 1958)*
  Cora Lyle Alexander Biege (1883 - 1970)*
  Phillipine Henriette Alexander Simon (1838 - 1922)*
  John Alexander (1840 - 1862)*
  Peter Alexander (1844 - 1865)*
  Henry Alexander (1846 - 1946)
  Henrietta Alexander (1849 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
Co K 49th PA Vol Civil War
Westfield German Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
Rock Springs
Sauk County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Row 1
Maintained by: Melody OC
Originally Created by: CherriTree
Record added: Apr 18, 2010
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Henry Alexander
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