Guensch, Amos

Rank: Private

Unit: B Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: February 7, 1899 in Richmond, Virginia. He was 20 yrs 1 mos.

Date of birth: 1879

Hometown: Minersville, Pennsylvania

Occupation prior to enlistment: Jeweler

Campaign: Spanish American War

Died: 9 June 1900

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Yellow fever

Location of fatality: Santa Clara, Cuba

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Place of interment: Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia

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Note: He stood 5’5¼” with blue eyes, light brown hair, and fair complexion.