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Ludwig (Louis) Diedrich (Dietrich). Co. F & Co. H. Private

Ludwig DIEDRICH was born on 11th April 1808 in Gierswald, Hanover, Germany and died in May 1864 in Spotsylvania, Virginia.

Another name for Ludwig DIEDRICH was Louis and he is entered on the General Index Cards as Louis DIETRICH. He enlisted at New York on the 30th June 1861 as a Private in Company F (as per a letter from Department of Defence, Veteran's Administration).

Ludwig died in a field hospital in Spotsylvania, Virginia from wounds received in the Battle of the Wilderness.

Ludwig married Charlotte ILSEN on 6th April 1854 in Valprechausen Parish, Germany. Charlotte ILSEN was born on 8th April 1823 in Albertshausen, Hanover, Germany.

Ludwig also served in Company H. Ludwig served as a Private throughout his service.

He was survived by three children: Henry DIEDRICH. born on 16 Apr 1859 in New York City, who died on 21 Jun 1933 and was buried in Brooklyn New York. Theodore DIEDRICH was born on 24 Apr 1861. Another name for Theodore was John. Ludwig "Louis" DIEDRICH was born on 15 Dec 1863, his occupation in 1920 was as a carpenter in the housing industry in Brooklyn, New York.

Dorf Kapelle (Village Church) in Gierswalde
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Birthplace of Ludwig Diedrich

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