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Peter Sype
Birth: Oct. 11, 1841
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1923
Monroe
Monroe County
Michigan, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Served as a Private in Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry. At the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 3, 1863, he was a member of a party that volunteered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and two barges loaded with ammunition stores.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Marie Louisa Doederlein Sype (1851 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Theresa B. Sype Goetz (1881 - 1957)*
  Frederick R. Sype (1884 - 1956)*
  Louise Catherine Goetz (1887 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
Monroe
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Oct 04, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7945113
Peter Sype
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Peter Sype
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Peter Sype
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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Thank you sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 20, 2016

- James Snow
 Added: Apr. 20, 2015

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
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