Gitter, John

Rank: Private

Unit: C Co, 2d Cavalry

Reenlisted: September 24, 1865 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was 25.

Hometown: Saxony, Germany

Campaign: Plains Indian War (post Civil War)

Died: 21 December 1866

Age at death: 25 yrs

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Peno Creek, Dakota Territory (Wyoming)

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Place of interment: Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency in Big Horn County, Montana

Notes: Fetterman Massacre