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 Jacob Frederick Becker

Jacob Frederick Becker

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Death 4 Mar 1924 (aged 80–81)
Burial Van Buren County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 69301133 · View Source
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J.F. Becker immigrated from Germany as a youngster along with his father and mother, Barnhard and Christina Becker.
He served in the Civil War, enlisting on May 23rd, 1861, Co. C 23 Reg. Ill. Vol.; discharged Oct. 8th 1861 after being paroled as a Prisoner of War. He reinlisted Oct.20th 1861 in Co. A, 70th Reg. NY Vol.:transferred to Co. E, 86thReg. N.Y on Dec. 30th 1863, He was taken prisoner June 11, 1864 at Cold Harbor, Va. and was in the Andersonville (Libby) prison and Millen prison until Jan. 11, 1865. He received his final discharge from Co. E, 86th Reg. NY Vet. Vol at the rank of Sargt. He was missing part of one thumb as a result of his service. He was a proud member of the GAR


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  • Created by: P.Brewer
  • Added: 3 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69301133
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Frederick Becker (1843–4 Mar 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69301133, citing Covey Hill Cemetery, Van Buren County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by P.Brewer (contributor 47134860) .