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Men with the Seventh Cavalry at the Time of the Battle

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Farber, Conrad
1837, Hungary
Elizabeth Stockhowe (d. about 1878)
1 July 1879, Jennie Jones (d. 8 February 1892 in insane asylum)
Soldier
10 July 1871
Private, Company I
Not present, serving as carpenter in the quartermaster dept. barn, St. Paul
29 September 1896, St. Louis, Missouri
Unknown


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Farley, William
1850, Ireland

Blacksmith
1 May 1875
Private, Company H
In hilltop fight, wounded
Unknown
Unknown



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Farrand, James
1839, Washington County, Illinois
Carpenter
10 November 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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Farrar, Morris Mason
30 July 1846, Amesbury, Massachusetts
Catherine
Grinder
23 January 1872
Private, Company E
In hilltop fight
2420 Trenton Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
9 April 1899, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cerebral congestion
12 April 1899, Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Pennsylvania


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Farrell, Richard
1851, Dublin, Ireland
Laborer
29 September 1875
Private, Company E
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Fay, John J.
1852, Chicago, Illinois
Plasterer
8 September 1873
Private, Company D
In valley and hilltop fights
26 December 1932, Washington, D.C.
Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.



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Fehler, Henry
1837, Hanover, Germany
Laborer
14 August 1872
Sergeant, Company A
In valley and hilltop fights
Unknown
Unknown



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Finckle, George August
1844, Berlin, Germany
Clerk
27 January 1872
Sergeant, 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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Findeisen, Hugo
1835, Attenberg, Germany
Clerk
14 January 1872, Yorkville, South Carolina
Sergeant, Company L
Not present, detached service at Ft. Lincoln in charge of the company garden
21 May 1881, Fort Hamilton, New York
Suicide while in the Fort hospital; cut his throat with a blade
Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn,
New York
Section 1, No. 3792



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Finley, Jeremiah
1841, Tipperary, Ireland
Ellen E. Boyer (later married John Donohue)
Mary Ellen Finley (b. 14 September 1871)
William Henry Finley (b. 20 November 1874)
Jeremiah M. Finley (20 November 1876-1 January 1949)
Laborer
18 September 1873
Sergeant, Company C
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield
Jeremiah Finley


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Finnegan, Thomas James
1 September 1850, Hillsboro, Ohio
Farmer
19 August 1873
Private, Company F
Not present, detached service
4 February 1923, Leavenworth, Kansas
Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas



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Fischer, Charles
1844, Breslau, Germany
Soldier
14 September 1875
Trumpeter, Company M
In valley and hilltop fights
Unknown
Unknown


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Fisher, Charles O.
1849, Bavaria

Soldier
20 March 1876
Private, Company K
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Fitzgerald, John
1841, Staffordshire, England

Unknown
19 January 1872
Farrier, Company C
In hilltop fight
7 May 1900, 551 W. 45th Street, New York, New York
Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens County, New York



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Flanagan, James
24 August 1839, Innis, County Clare, Ireland

Unknown
15 November 1871
Sergeant, Company D
In hilltop fight
21 April 1921, Mandan, North Dakota
Mandan Union Cemetery, Mandan, North Dakota
Grave 5, Lot 90, Catholic Section



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Flint, Moses E.
1819

Unknown
17 April 1876
Packer, Quartermaster
With pack train and hilltop fight
1902
Spring Valley Cemetery, Pollock, South Dakota



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Flood, Phillip
1847, County Meath, Ireland

Unknown
3 December 1874
Private, Company G
Not present due to illness
Unknown
Unknown



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Foley, John
20 April 1839, Dublin, Ireland

Farmer
11 August 1866 and 22 August 1871
Private, Company K
In hilltop fight
28 August 1906, admitted to U.S. Soldier's Home
6 March 1926, Barnes Hospital, Washington, D.C.
8 March 1926, Soldiers' Home National Cemetery
, Washington, D.C.
Section L, Grave 8848



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Foley, John
1850, Salem, Massachusetts

Shoecutter
18 September 1873
Corporal, 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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Foolish Bear
Red Foolish Bear
1847, Dakota Territory

Arikara
9 May 1876
Private, Indian Scout
In valley and hilltop fights
Unknown
Indian Scout Cemetery, McLean County, North Dakota





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Forked Horn
1839, Dakota Territory

Arikara
27 April 1876
Private, Indian Scout
In valley and hilltop fights
1894
Indian Scout Cemetery, McLean County, North Dakota



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Foster, Samuel James
1847, Clay County, Kentucky

Unknown
9 May 1872
Private, Company A
In valley and hilltop fights, wounded
26 March 1884, Manchester, Kentucky
At the head of Arnett's Fork on top of the mountain, Clay County, Kentucky



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Fowler, Isaac
15 September 1844, Darke County, Ohio

Farmer
29 September 1873
Private, Company C
With pack train and in hilltop fight
5 December 1881, Union City, Indiana
Union City Cemetery, Union City, Randolph County, Indiana
Section E, East Creek, Lot 589

Isaac Fowler


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Fox, Frederick
1850, Wurtemburg, Germany
Machinist
22 October 1872
Private, Company I
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown


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Fox, Harvey Alexander
1843, Alexander County, North Carolina

Farmer
27 July 1871
Private, Company D
Not present, detached service
28 March 1913, Warm Springs, Montana
St. Michael's Cemetery, Browning, Glacier County, Montana



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Fox, John
3 January 1844, Buffalo, New York

Cooper
24 September 1875, St. Louis, Missouri
Private, Company D
In hilltop fight
28 May 1897, admitted to U.S. Soldiers Home
26 December 1932, Washington, D.C.
30 December 1932, Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Section M, Grave 9369



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Frank, William
1836, Magdeburg, Prussia
Tailor
12 October 1875
Private, Company B
With pack train and in hilltop fight
6 April 1880, Baltimore, Maryland
Unknown


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Franklin, John W.
1850, Providence, Rhode Island
Hostler
11 January 1875
Private, Company A
With pack train and in hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown


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Fredericks, Andrew
1844, Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Unknown
23 April 1872
Sergeant, Company K
In hilltop fight
14 January 1881, Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
Fort Totten Post Cemetery, Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Montana, Section A, Grave 95


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French, Henry Eldon
1849, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Painter
22 January 1872
Corporal, 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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French, Thomas Henry
4 March 1843, Baltimore, Maryland

Thomas and Ellen Burke Foy French
Soldier
18 May 1864
Captain, Company M
Commanding Company M in valley and hilltop fights
27 March 1882, Planters House, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
4 March 1891
Holy Rood Cemetery, Washington, D.C., Section 23, Lot 257

Thomas Henry French


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Frett, John
Unknown

Unknown
Unknown
Packer, Quartermaster
With pack train and in hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown

   
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