Advertisement

 Julius Griesner

Advertisement

Julius Griesner

Birth
Germany
Death 15 Feb 1882 (aged 38–39)
Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA
Plot A, 0, 696
Military ,
Memorial ID 724402 View Source
Suggest Edits

Born in the town of Neurode in Germany

Was a musician by profession.

Thought his tombstone states that he was in the 15th U. S. Infantry, unable to verify this

He enlisted in the 7th U. S. Cavalry into their band on 3 March 1875. He no doubt was at Fort Abraham Lincoln at the time of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. The 7th would have not needed their band for their march into hostile country, as records indicate he was not with the column but on detached service, which may very well have saved his life.

Flowers

In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Advertisement