Pvt Alpheus Stuart

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 25 Jun 1876 (aged 33–34)
Little Big Horn Battle Site, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Burial Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Plot Buried in the Mass Grave
Memorial ID 6086158 · View Source
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Private, Company C, 7th US Cavalry. Killed in action at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, in which General George A. Custer and most of the 7th Cavalry were also killed.

He enlisted on 20 Sept 1875, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was 5 feet, 10 1/2 inches tall, with gray eyes, dark hair and a fair complexion. During the battle, his company, under the command of Captain Thomas Custer, was in the main Custer column, and he was killed on Last Stand Hill. Following the battle, the bodies of the dead soldiers were buried where they fell, and in 1877, the bodies were reinterred into a mass grave at the top of Last Stand Hill.


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  • Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
  • Added: 12 Jan 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6086158
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Alpheus Stuart (1842–25 Jun 1876), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6086158, citing Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Kit and Morgan Benson (contributor 46483611) .