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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)
Carpenter
10 July 1871, Louisville, Kentucky
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, New Orleans, Louisiana
Private, Company H
In hilltop fight on Reno Hill; gunshot wound in his left shoulder
Unknown
Unknown



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Farrand, James
1839, Washington County, Illinois
Carpenter
10 November 1875, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
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
18 February 1872, Rutherfordton, North Carolina
Private, Company C
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
22 October 1873, Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
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
10 September 1866, Fort Riley, Kansas
Sergeant, Company A
In valley and hilltop fights
15 May 1889, Watrous
, Mora County, New Mexico
Alcohol poisoning
Fort Union Cemetery, Mora County, New Mexico



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Finckle, George August
1844, Berlin, Germany
Clerk
1 March 1872, Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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
Darby Finlay
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
10 November 1868, Sandy Forsyth, Kansas
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
2 September 1850, Hillsboro, Ohio
Farmer
18 October 1873, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Company F
Not present; detached service with the wagon train at Powder River, Montana

4 February 1923, National Military Home, Leavenworth, Kansas
Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas



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Fischer, Charles
Charles Hanke, Charles Hinke
1844, Breslau, Germany
Hunter
21 October 1875, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Trumpeter, Company M
In valley and hilltop fights
Unknown
Unknown


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Fisher, Charles O.
1849, Bavaria

Laborer
27 April 1876, St. Paul, Minnesota
Private, Company K
Not present, detached service at Powder River in charge of Benteen's property
5 March 1898, West Point, New York
Unknown



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Fitzgerald, John
1841, Staffordshire, England

Teamster
18 February 1872, Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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 [Headstone has Flannagan]
24 August 1839, Innis, County Clare, Ireland

Soldier
December 1871, Chester, South Carolina
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 Eaton
10 October 1819
, Richford, Vermont
Unknown
17 April 1876, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Packer, Quartermaster
With pack train and hilltop fight
21 November 1902, Vanderbilt, South Dakota
Spring Valley Cemetery, Pollock, South Dakota



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Flood, Phillip
1847, County Meath, Ireland

Laborer
10 February 1875, Shreveport, Louisiana
Private, Company G
Not present, in government hospital for the insane, Washington, D.C.
7 April 1905, government hospital for the insane, Washington, D.C.
Unknown



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Foley, John
15 April 1839, Dublin, Ireland

Farmer
29 September 1866, Fort Riley, Kansas
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

Shoe cutter
21 October 1873, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
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
Coonough-sen-quagh
1847, Dakota Territory

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





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Forked Horn, Crooked Horn
Arri-chitt
1839, Dakota Territory

Arikara
27 April 1876, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
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

Laborer
9 May 1872, Manchester, Kentucky
Private, Company A
In valley and hilltop fights; gunshot wound in right arm during retreat from valley
10 November 1883, near 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
21 October 1873, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
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



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Fox, Frederick
1850, Wertemburg, Germany
Machinist
2 December 1872, Shelbyville, Kentucky
Private, Company I
Not present, detached service at the post bakery, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Unknown
Unknown


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Fox, Harvey Alexander
1843, Alexander County, North Carolina

Farmer
27 July 1871, Mount Vernon, Kentucky
Private, Company D
Not present, detached service at Powder River, guarding wagon train
28 March 1913, Warm Springs, Montana
St. Michael's Cemetery, Browning, Glacier County, Montana



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Fox, John
1 November 1846, Buffalo, New York

Cooper
21 October 1875,Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Company D
In hilltop fight
28 May 1897, admitted to U.S. Soldiers Home
26 December 1932, Soldiers' Home, 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
11 November 1875, Shreveport, Louisiana
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
6 February 1875, Livingston, Alabama
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
18 February 1872, Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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
15 February 1871, Fort Hays, Kansas
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
6 January 1840, Prussia Germany

Carpenter
Hired in April 1876, St. Paul, Minnesota
Packer, Quartermaster
With pack train and in hilltop fight
14 May 1920, Soldiers' Home, Johnson City, Tennessee
Mountain Home National Cemetery, Mountain Home, Washington County, Tennessee

   
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