|Death: ||May 16, 1864|
Friedrich Spranger, son of Christian August and Marie (Hoffmann) Spranger, was born in Saxony, Germany around 1844. The Spranger family came to America in 1853. They landed in New Orleans, went to St. Louis, and as the family story goes, walked from there to their farm in town Rhine, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin.
Records in the Wisconsin State Archives and Federal Archives indicate that Frederick Spranger served in the Civil War as a Private in Co. H of the 26th Regiment of the Wisconsin Infantry. He enlisted in Sheboygan on 21 Aug 1862 for a term of three years and was mustered into service on 17 September 1862 in Milwaukee. Frederick was 18 years old when he enlisted, he was single, and a farmer. He had blue eyes, light hair, fair complection, he was five feet eight inches in Height, of slight build.
He was wounded in the Battle of Resaca, Georgia on 15 May 1864 and died of wounds on 16 May 1864. He was buried at Chattanooga, Tennessee Nation cemetery. Section L, Grave # 46.
American Civil War Soldiers
Name: Friedrich Spranger
Residence: Rhine, Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 21 Aug 1862
Side Served: Union
State Served: Wisconsin
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 21 August 1862.
Enlisted in Company H, 26th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 21 Aug 1862.
Died from wounds Company H, 26th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 16 May 1864 at Resaca, GA.
Christian Spranger (1813 - 1897)
Maria Hoffmann Spranger (1822 - 1903)
Friedrich Spranger (1846 - 1864)
August Spranger (1847 - 1929)*
Created by: Rose Mohnsam
Record added: Aug 28, 2011
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