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 Otto Funke

Otto Funke

Birth
Burscheid, Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death 27 Nov 1885 (aged 52)
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Lot: Sec-8 Lot-1588 Sp-Sp-12
Memorial ID 11201750 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was a printer before the war, and entered the army as a private in the 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Within a short period of time he became a Colonel of the 11th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry. At the end of the war he was brevetted a Brigadier General for gallant and meritorious service during the war. After the war he became a traveling agent, hotelkeeper, and postmaster.

Bio by: Thomas Fisher


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
  • Added: 19 Jun 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11201750
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Otto Funke (31 Jan 1833–27 Nov 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11201750, citing Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .