|Death: ||Jan. 15, 1928|
Henry was born in Germany and not much is know about his early life.
It is known that Henry served with Company I, 7th California Infantry during he Civil War. This was confirmed by an "Application for Headstone", dated Oct 31, 1928.
"Company I was organized at Sacramento and commanded by Captain George D. Kendall. They were assigned to the Presidio of San Francisco in November, 1864, then to Fort Whipple, Arizona Territory the following May".
"The 7th Regiment California Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
It spent its entire term of service in the western United States, attached to the Department of the Pacific, serving in California and Arizona Territory. They were known as the "Gold Diggers" in reference to the large number of recruits from the California's "Mother Lode" region.
Later, they were also called the "Hungry Seventh" for the privations they suffered in Arizona, particularly at Fort Mason. The Regiment included many veterans of the Mexican–American War".
Census and Voter Registration traces him to Santa Clara County, CA., as early as 1875.
Those same records place him living in Santa Clara, Alameda, Monterey and Fresno Counties between 1870 and 1890.
"In 1871, Andrew Wasson ran and was elected Sheriff of Monterey County, taking office in January, 1872, with Jacob R. Leese as his Undersheriff and Henry Frederick Anspack as the Assistant Jailer".
Henry filed for a Veteran's Pension in March 31, 1892, listed as an invalid.
He died January 15, 1928, at the Yountville Township Veterans Home, age: 88.
Veterans Memorial Grove Cemetery
Plot: Sec. E Row 6 Grave 22
Created by: Betty Patterson
Record added: Apr 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50864752