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Heinrich F. "Henry" Belitz
Birth: Feb. 16, 1817, Germany
Death: Mar. 31, 1878
Manitowoc County
Wisconsin, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He took part in the 1848 German uprisings and led a 10,000 member resistance group called the Volksverein. He then migrated to America and enlisted in Company K of the 9th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry on September 28, 1861 and was promoted Captain on November 9, 1861. He then resigned on December 24, 1862. He re-enlisted as Colonel of the 45th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry on September 17, 1864. He was mustered out at Nashville on July 17, 1865. He then became Presidential Elector of Wisconsin and founded the city of Kiel, Wisconsin in 1854. He died when he fell from his horsedrawn buggy and was run over. (bio by: Gregory Speciale) 
Family links: 
  Helen Catherine Schlichting Belitz (1831 - 1910)*
  Bertha Fredericka Ida Belitz Schlichting (1842 - 1914)*
  Franklin Belitz (1858 - 1862)*
  Henry Belitz (1860 - 1862)*
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Kiel Cemetery
Manitowoc County
Wisconsin, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 43.91014, -88.03046
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Originally Created by: Gregory Speciale
Record added: Mar 19, 2004
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