Translation courtesy of Dietmar Schulte-Möhring:
In Fort Hamilton, N. Y., soldier Hugo Findeisen, Battery C, Artillery, cut his throat on Saturday with a razor knife. The deceased, 45 years of age, was on duty for 6 years and had a reputation of being a fine soldier. It enlightens, that the suicide had recently caught malaria, but was released from hospital as cured. Findeisen leaves a family in Philadelphia.
23 May 1881