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Solomon Angst AKA John Meier
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1846, Switzerland
Death: Jul. 12, 1917
Washougal
Clark County
Washington, USA

Military records show he was born in Hanover, Germany

Served in the 3rd Maryland Infantry from 26 July 1864 until discharged with company on 31 July 1865. Listed as: John Meyer

Enlisted on 3 September 1873 into the 7th U. S. Cavalry. He was a private in Company M, under Thomas French at the time of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Company M was one of the companies under Reno that went across the river and attacked the indian village, only to be driven back across and up onto what is now known as Reno Hill. There they held off the indians. He was wounded, probably after they reached the hilltop.

This information thanks to Charlott Jones 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary A. Elms Meier (1854 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Meier (1873 - 1956)*
  Leona Angeline Meier Baldwin (1876 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Washougal Memorial Cemetery
Washougal
Clark County
Washington, USA
Plot: Sec B, Blk IOOF, Lot 99
 
Created by: Bonnie
Record added: Feb 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17920224
Solomon Angst AKA John Meier
Added by: Bonnie
 
Solomon Angst AKA John Meier
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Solomon Angst AKA John Meier
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In honor of all who fought at the Battle of the Little Big Horn: May God grant you eternal peace. www.littlebighorn.info
-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 20, 2009
 
 
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