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Lieut Peter Ackerman Bertholf

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Lieut Peter Ackerman Bertholf

  • Birth 1827
  • Death 9 Feb 1862
  • Burial Long Branch, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Plot Lot 640
  • Memorial ID 12334749

Civil War Union Army Officer. Upon the outbreak of hostilities between the North and the South, he enlisted as a Private in Company F, 3rd New Jersey Militia on April 27, 1861. The unit served for three months, was present in the First Bull Run Campaign (but held in reserve) and was mustered out on July 31, 1861. He then joined a unit known as "Halsted's Horse" on August 24, 1861, and was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant of Company G. The regimiment was sent to Washington, DC, and was eventually renamed the 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry. Lieutenant Bertholf died of heart disease at Camp Stanton, Washington, DC, on Febuary 9, 1862.


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Co. G, 1st N. J. Cav.

Gravesite Details Husband of Jemima Slocum, dau. of Daniel, gr-dau of William and Hannah. Civil War. Died of heart disease in Camp Stanton, Wash. D.C.

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  • Created by: Kat
  • Added: 13 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12334749
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Peter Ackerman Bertholf (1827–9 Feb 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12334749, citing Slocum Family Burying Ground, Long Branch, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Kat (contributor 19409629) .