US Soldier killed at the Fetterman Massacre. Pvt Hauser served with Company C, 2nd US Cavalry Regiment. &”Some records list his name as Houser. Soldiers who died with Fetterman were first buried at Ft Phil Kearny. After the fort closed post burials were moved to the Custer Nat'l Cemetery. Fetterman's men were buried in graves numbered 15-49 & 108-144.
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HAUSER, Ferdinand; enlisted: February 17, 1865, New York, New York, by Capt. Paulding; born: Wurtemberg [Wurttemberg], Germany; age: 19 yrs; occupation: laborer; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’5½”; Company C, 2d Cavalry.
U.S., Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914, year range 1864-1865, section A-K, page 503 of 636.