Gahr, Michael

Rank: Private

Unit: B Co, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: October 27, 1862 in Alexandria, Virginia. He was 26. It was his second enlistment.

Date of birth: 1836

Hometown: Germany

Occupation prior to enlistment: Brewer

Campaign: Civil War

Died: 6 July 1863

Age at death: 26 or 27

Cause of death: Died of wounds received in action

Location of fatality: Frederick City, Maryland

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Place of interment: Antietam National Cemetery in Sharpsburg, Maryland

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