Albert G. Hines
Company A 22nd Infantry
Albert G. Hines was born in Saxony, Germany in 1850.
He enlisted as a Private in
Company B of the 17th Infantry for a period of 5 years on July 6,
1875 at New York City,
New York. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 7 ½ inches tall, had brown hair, brown eyes and a fair
complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Shoemaker. He was discharged from this enlistment as a Private
on July 5, 1880 at Camp Houston, Dakota Territory with a character reference of Good. He served a second enlistment
in the Army, though a record of that enlistment could not be found.
Hines enlisted in Company A of
the 22nd Infantry on July 6, 1885 for a period of 5 years at
Davids Island, New York.
On this enlistment record his previous occupation was listed as Soldier.
Corporal Hines died in the
hospital at Fort Lewis, Colorado on May 13, 1887. His cause of
death was recorded in the
Register of Deaths in the Army as Acute Hepatitis originating in the line of duty. His enlistment record indicated
cause of death as inflammation of the liver.
Albert G. Hines was buried in
the Post Cemetery at Fort Lewis in Grave No. 21. His remains were
on December 10, 1891 in the National Cemetery at Fort McPherson, Nebraska.
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Plot: A, 0, 709
Grave marker for Albert G. Hines
Photo by Amy from the Find A grave website
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