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Diane Merkel

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Men with the Seventh Cavalry at the Time of the Battle

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Pahl, John
5 January 1850, Bavaria, Germany

Teamster
4 November 1872
Sergeant, Company H
Wounded in hilltop fight
28 January 1924, Hot Springs, South Dakota
Bear Butte Cemetery, Sturgis, South Dakota
Section 4, Lot 54



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Pardee, Oscar F.
John Burke [on Last Stand Monument]
1852, Oneida, New York

John and Sarah M. Pardee
Blacksmith
29 August 1873
Private, Company L
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Parker, John
1849, Birmingham, England
Gunsmith
3 February 1872
Private, Company I
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Patton, John W.
1851, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Clerk
21 October 1872
Trumpeter, Company I
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Pendle, Christopher
15 June 1849, Bavaria, Germany
Sawyer
28 October 1872
Private, Company E
Not present, detached service
4 June 1923, Gardenville, Washington
Unknown


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Penwell, George B.
1849, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Painter
1 March 1869 and 16 January 1871
Trumpeter, Company K
In valley and hilltop fights
25 June 1886, attended 10th Reunion of the Battle
17 December 1905, Barnes Hospital, Washington, D.C.
19 December 1905, U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.


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Perkins, Charles
1848, York County, Maine
Shoemaker
18 August 1875
Saddler, Company L
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Personeus, Martin
1844, Rondout, New York
Farmer
13 April 1872
Private, Company L
Not present, detached service
24 December 1889, Carlinsville, Illinois
Unknown


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Petring, Henry
29 November 1853, Germany
Frederick Petring
Julia Rahning Petring
14 March 1881, Louisa
Cabinetmaker
1862
9 December 1874, New York City, New York
Private, Company G
In valley and hilltop fights, wounded in the eye and hip
December 1876
8 December 1897, Fort Meade, Dakota Territory
7 October 1917, Brooklyn, New York
Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York


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Phillips, Edgar
1853, Lynn, Massachusetts
Farmer
24 September 1875
Private, Company C
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Phillips, John J.
1849, Allegheny County Pennsylvania

Packer
12 September 1873
Private, Company H
Wounded in hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown



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Pickard, Edward H.
27 January 1854, Boston, Massachusetts

Clerk
6 September 1875
Private, Company F
With pack train and in hilltop fight
30 January 1928, Portland, Oregon
Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland Oregon



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Pigford, Edward D.
11 June 1856, West Elizabeth, Pennsylvania

Unknown
13 September 1875
Private, Company M
In valley and hilltop fights, wounded
16 December 1932, Lock Three, Pennsylvania
Richland Cemetery, Dravosburg (Allegheny) Pennsylvania
Section C, Lot 568



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Pilcher, Albert
1838, Parkersburg, Virginia

Boilermaker
27 September 1871
Private, Company F
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Pinkston, John S.
June 1850, St. Clair County, Michigan

Laborer
1 March 1872
Private, Company H
In hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown



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Pitter, Felix James
March 1850, Alesford, England

Grocer
4 September 1873
Private, Company I
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Pittet, Francis
1838, Tribourg, Switzerland

Carpenter
January 20, 1873
Private, Company H
Not present due to illness
Unknown
Unknown



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Porter, Henry Rinaldo, M.D.
3 February 1848, New York Mills,
New York
Henry Norton Porter
Helen Polson Porter
Acting Assistant Surgeon
14 May 1876
Acting Assistant Surgeon, Staff
In valley and hilltop fights
3 March 1903, Hotel Metropole,
Agra, India
Cantonment Cemetery, Agra, India
Memorial Monument next to his wife, Charlotte Viets Porter (1854-1889)
in Oberlin, Ohio



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Porter, James Ezekiel
2 February 1847, Strong, Maine

Unknown
15 June 1869
First Lieutenant, Company I
With Custer's Column; missing, presumed killed
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield
Perhaps in the mass grave on Last Stand Hill
Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Porter, John
1849, London, England

Cooper
15 March 1871
Private, Company I
Not present, confined
Unknown
Unknown



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Post, George
1848, Adrian, Michigan

Saddler
28 June 1875
Private, Company I
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Proctor, George W.
1850, Manchester, New Hampshire

Teamster
15 July 1872
Private, Company A
In valley and hilltop fights
Unknown
Unknown



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Pym, James
1852, Oxfordshire, England

Laborer
11 December 1874
Private, Company B
With pack train and in hilltop fight, wounded in right ankle
29 November 1893, Miles City, Montana
Shot and killed by a man who was "visiting" Pym's wife
Custer County Cemetery, Miles City, Montana

   
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