August F. Neithardt
Company C 22nd Infantry
August Neithardt was born in Saxonia, Germany in 1850.
He enlisted for a period of 5
years as a Private in Company C of the 22nd Infantry on July 18,
at Brooklyn, New York. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 9 ˝ inches tall, had brown hair,
blue eyes and a light complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Carpenter.
Private Niethardt died of
Apoplexy at the Lower Brulé Agency, Dakota Territory
on December 30, 1872.
August Neithardt was buried in
the cemetery at the Lower Brulé Agency in Grave number 7.
Some time later his remains were re-interred in the National Cemetery at Fort McPherson, Nebraska.
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Plot: Section A, Site 686
Grave marker for August F. Neithardt
Photo by Amy from the Find A Grave website
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