Kummrow, Albert

Rank: Trumpeter

Unit: E Trp, 2d Cavalry

Reenlisted: January 24, 1899 in Huntsville, Alabama. He was 23 yrs 11 mos.  It was his second enlistment.

Date of birth: 1875

Hometown: Carline, Germany

Occupation prior to enlistment: Barber

Campaign: Spanish American War

Died: 3 June 1900

Age at death: 24 or 25

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: Original enlistment on May 13, 1898 in Chicago, Illinois into E Trp, 2d Cavalry. He was 22 yrs 3 mos.  He was discharged on January 23, 1899 in Huntsville, Alabama and held the rank of private.  Reenlisted in the same troop the next day.

He stood 5’4½” with blue eyes, light brown hair, and fair complexion.

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