The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
 Philipp Spinner

Philipp Spinner

Birth
Baden-Baden, Stadtkreis Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 12 Aug 1895 (aged 48–49)
Camp Douglas, Juneau County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Highwood, Lake County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 5 Row D Site 263
Memorial ID 3427 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Rode with Custer at Little Bighorn. Enlisted in the 7th U.S. Cavalry on 12 December 1875.

At the Battle of the Little Big Horn he was in Thomas McDougall's Company B. It was one of the companies who under Marcus Reno went across the river and attacked the indian village, they were forced to make a hasty retreat back across the river, up a coulee to what is now known as Reno Hill. Here they were joined by the companies of Benteen and Weir. They bought the rest of the battle there.

Spinner committed suicide.


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Aug 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3427
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Philipp Spinner (Aug 1846–12 Aug 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3427, citing Fort Sheridan Cemetery, Highwood, Lake County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .