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SGT Philip Rintz

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SGT Philip Rintz Veteran

Birth
Pirmasens, Stadtkreis Pirmasens, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death
7 Nov 1899 (aged 47–48)
Santa Clara, Municipio de Santa Clara, Villa Clara, Cuba
Burial
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
Plot
Site: 15800
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He served in the Spanish American War and died while deployed to Cuba.

The Evening Star (Washington, D.C.) November 10, 1899 page 1
General Brooke, at Havana, has informed the War Department of the death of Sergt. Philip Rintz of Company E., 2d Cavalry, who died on the 7th instant of chronic alcoholism.
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RINTZ, Philip; enlisted: August 11, 1870, New York City, by Col. Kidder; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 22 yrs; occupation: barber; brown eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5'6 1/2"; Company F, 3d Artillery; discharged: August 11, 1875, Fort Ontario, New York, expiration of service; rank: sergeant.

RINTZ, Philip; 2nd enlistment: June 23, 1876, New York City, by Lieut. Goodale; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 25 yrs; occupation: barber; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7"; Company I, 14th Infantry; discharged: June 22, 1881, Fort Douglas, Utah Territory, expiration of service; rank: private; character: excellent.

RINTZ, Philip; 3rd enlistment: July 5, 1881, Chicago, Illinois, Capt; [illegible]; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 30 yrs; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7"; Troops L and G, 6th Cavalry; discharged: July 4, 1886, Fort Bayard, New Mexico, expiration of service; rank: corporal; character: good.

RINTZ, Philip; 4th enlistment: July 21, 1886, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Capt. [DeRudis?]; born: Germany; age: 35 yrs; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7"; Troop E, 2d Cavalry; discharged: July 20, 1891, Fort Bowie, Arizona Territory, expiration of service; rank: private; character: excellent.

RINTZ, Philip; 5th enlistment: August 19, 1891, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Capt. Cooper; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 40 yrs 4 mos; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7½"; Troop E, 2d Cavalry; discharged: August 18, 1896, Fort Wingate, New Mexico, expiration of service; rank: sergeant.

RINTZ, Philip; 6th enlistment: August 19, 1896, Fort Wingate, New Mexico, by Lieut. Brett; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 45 yrs 4 mos; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7½"; Troop E, 2d Cavalry; discharged: August 18, 1899, Santa Clara Barracks, Cuba, expiration of service; rank: sergeant; character: excellent.

RINTZ, Philip; 7th enlistment: August 19, 1899, Santa Clara, Cuba, by Capt. Sibley; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 48 yrs 4 mos; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7½"; Troop E, 2d Cavalry; died November 7, 1899, Santa Clara Barracks, Cuba, of chronic alcoholism; rank: sergeant.
He served in the Spanish American War and died while deployed to Cuba.

The Evening Star (Washington, D.C.) November 10, 1899 page 1
General Brooke, at Havana, has informed the War Department of the death of Sergt. Philip Rintz of Company E., 2d Cavalry, who died on the 7th instant of chronic alcoholism.
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RINTZ, Philip; enlisted: August 11, 1870, New York City, by Col. Kidder; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 22 yrs; occupation: barber; brown eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5'6 1/2"; Company F, 3d Artillery; discharged: August 11, 1875, Fort Ontario, New York, expiration of service; rank: sergeant.

RINTZ, Philip; 2nd enlistment: June 23, 1876, New York City, by Lieut. Goodale; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 25 yrs; occupation: barber; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7"; Company I, 14th Infantry; discharged: June 22, 1881, Fort Douglas, Utah Territory, expiration of service; rank: private; character: excellent.

RINTZ, Philip; 3rd enlistment: July 5, 1881, Chicago, Illinois, Capt; [illegible]; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 30 yrs; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7"; Troops L and G, 6th Cavalry; discharged: July 4, 1886, Fort Bayard, New Mexico, expiration of service; rank: corporal; character: good.

RINTZ, Philip; 4th enlistment: July 21, 1886, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Capt. [DeRudis?]; born: Germany; age: 35 yrs; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7"; Troop E, 2d Cavalry; discharged: July 20, 1891, Fort Bowie, Arizona Territory, expiration of service; rank: private; character: excellent.

RINTZ, Philip; 5th enlistment: August 19, 1891, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Capt. Cooper; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 40 yrs 4 mos; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7½"; Troop E, 2d Cavalry; discharged: August 18, 1896, Fort Wingate, New Mexico, expiration of service; rank: sergeant.

RINTZ, Philip; 6th enlistment: August 19, 1896, Fort Wingate, New Mexico, by Lieut. Brett; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 45 yrs 4 mos; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7½"; Troop E, 2d Cavalry; discharged: August 18, 1899, Santa Clara Barracks, Cuba, expiration of service; rank: sergeant; character: excellent.

RINTZ, Philip; 7th enlistment: August 19, 1899, Santa Clara, Cuba, by Capt. Sibley; born: Pirmasens, Germany; age: 48 yrs 4 mos; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5'7½"; Troop E, 2d Cavalry; died November 7, 1899, Santa Clara Barracks, Cuba, of chronic alcoholism; rank: sergeant.

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SGT CO E; 2D US CAVY


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