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Peter Bauer
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1838
Neustadt an der Weinstrasse
Neustadt an der Weinstrasse Stadtkreis
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: May 4, 1862
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

30 Sep 1838 - Born in Village of Mußbach, Canton of Neustadt, County of Frankenthal, Kingdom of Bavaria (modern-day Mußbach, Neustadt, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany).

12 Mar 1847 - Departed Europe for America with family from Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France.

21 May 1847 - Arrived U.S. Port of New Orleans aboard ship, "Michigan."

Settled in Mascoutah, St Clair County, Illinois with family.

"On the 24th of August 1857, Peter our son left, leaving father, mother, and relatives behind."

"On 18th of July [1861], our Peter went to be a soldier."

"On 15th of February 1862 at Fort Donelson, he was wounded in the knee, and in March lost his leg."

"On Sunday, May 4, 1862, between 2:00 and 3:00 he died in the hospital, he had lost his right leg. His life was gone. He was 23 years 8 months old."

"He rests in a field in a grave."
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Father: Johann "Jacob" Bauer (b. 10 Sep 1811 in Mußbach, m. 19 Nov 1835 in Mußbach, d. 15 Feb 1861 in New Baden, Clinton, Illinois)

Mother: Anna Maria Gräßer (b. 19 Apr 1810 in Mußbach, m. 19 Nov 1835 in Mußbach, d. 08 Feb 1887 in Mascoutah, St Clair County, Illinois)

Siblings:

- Eva Bauer
(20 Feb 1837 - 14 Dec 1865)
- Heinrich ("Henry") Bauer
(23 Mar 1841 - 30 Mar 1918)
- Maria "Elizabeth" Bauer
(31 Aug 1844 - 15 Mar 1924)
- Anna Margaretta ("Maggie") Bauer
(17 May 1847 - 07 Dec 1920)
- William Jacob Bauer
(30 Jun 1853 -?)
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ILLINOIS CIVIL WAR DETAIL REPORT

Name: BAUER, PETER
Rank: PVT
Company: B
Unit: 9 IL US INF

Personal Characteristics:
Residence: MASCOUTAH, ST CLAIR CO, IL
Age: 22
Height: 5' 8
Hair: AUBURN
Eyes: GREY
Complexion: DARK
Marital Status: SINGLE
Occupation: FARMER
Nativity: WURZBACH, BAVARIA
Remarks: DIED OF WOUNDS 4 MAY 1862 AT NASHVILLE TENN
 
 
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 Parents:
  Anna Maria Graesser Bauer (1810 - 1887)
 
 Siblings:
  Eva Bauer Mertz (1837 - 1865)*
  Peter Bauer (1838 - 1862)
  Heinrich Bauer (1841 - 1918)*
  Maria Elizabeth Bauer Fink (1844 - 1924)*
  Anna Margaretha Bauer (1847 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Nashville National Cemetery
Madison
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: A, 4500
 
Maintained by: John Bauer
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3180866
Peter Bauer
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Peter Bauer
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- Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
 Added: Jul. 2, 2010

- Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
 Added: Jul. 2, 2010
To my great-great-grand-uncle. Born in Germany on 30 September 1838. Arrived U.S. port of New Orleans aboard ship, "Michigan," on 21 May 1847, with his family. Died 4 May 1862 from injuries sustained at Battle of Fort Donaelson.
- John Bauer
 Added: Jun. 26, 2010
 
 
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