Pvt Heinrich “Henry” Garcke

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Pvt Heinrich “Henry” Garcke

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 9 Aug 1893 Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 54709796

According to his enlistment papers, he was a blacksmith born in Bremerhaven, Hanover in about 1814, or was aged 47 at the time he enlisted at St. Louis, Missouri on 20 Oct 1861 with Co. L (and later B, 2nd MO Light Artillery. He was mustered in on 05 Nov 1861.

His service papers indicate he was at the Marine Hospital in January of 1862 and transferred from Co. B Light Artillery, to Co. A Light artillery according to Gen. Halleck's orders. He was later at the hospital in Rolla, Missori in May of 1863 and in private residence in June.

He was mustered out at Benton Barracks, Missouri 24 Aug 1863.


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  • Created by: Sunnyann
  • Added: 9 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54709796
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Heinrich “Henry” Garcke (unknown–9 Aug 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54709796, citing Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sunnyann (contributor 47063609) .