Solomon Angst AKA John Meier

Solomon Angst AKA John Meier

Birth
Switzerland
Death 12 Jul 1917 (aged 70)
Washougal, Clark County, Washington, USA
Burial Washougal, Clark County, Washington, USA
Plot Sec B, Blk IOOF, Lot 99
Memorial ID 17920224 · View Source
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Military records show he was born in Hanover, Germany

Served in the 3rd Maryland Infantry from 26 July 1864 until discharged with company on 31 July 1865. Listed as: John Meyer

Enlisted on 3 September 1873 into the 7th U. S. Cavalry. He was a private in Company M, under Thomas French at the time of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Company M was one of the companies under Reno that went across the river and attacked the indian village, only to be driven back across and up onto what is now known as Reno Hill. There they held off the indians. He was wounded, probably after they reached the hilltop.

This information thanks to Charlott Jones


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  • Created by: Bonnie
  • Added: 13 Feb 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17920224
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Solomon Angst AKA John Meier (26 Jul 1846–12 Jul 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17920224, citing Washougal Memorial Cemetery, Washougal, Clark County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie (contributor 46780698) .