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Gustave Korn
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Birth: 1852
Death: Dec., 1890

Born in 1852 in Sparrow, Silesia which is a historical region of Central Europe located mostly in Poland, with smaller parts also in the Czech Republic, and Germany. He enlisted in the 7th Cavalry on 17 May, 1873.
At the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Korn (1852-1890), referred to by his fellow soldiers as "Yankee," was Capt. Keogh's orderly and was assigned to the Custer column but was saved from the fate of the rest of Custer's men when his horse bolted when the troop reached the river. The horse had taken the bit in his mouth and carried Korn through the Indian lines to Reno and Benteen's units on what is now known as "Reno Hill."
He was killed at the Crossing of Wounded Knee - December 1890 
 
Inscription:
Co. I, 7th US Cav. #15
 
Note: http://genforum.genealogy.com/woundedknee/messages/91.html
 
Burial:
Fort Riley Post Cemetery
Fort Riley
Geary County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Jana Mitchell
Record added: Sep 24, 2010
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Gustave Korn
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Gustave Korn
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Gustave Korn
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You now ride in the greatest troop of all.
- charlott jones
 Added: May. 30, 2012
In honor of all who fought at the Battle of the Little Bighorn: May God grant you eternal peace. www.littlebighorn.info
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 19, 2011
 
 
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