Julius Waldschmidt

Mustered into service as a Sergeant on July 29th, 1861

Born 20 February 1836

Died  31 January 1918

Buried City Cemetery, St. Joseph County Indiana


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Sergeant Waldschmidt was born in Germany and came to America in the early 1850's. Julius was promoted to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant and held that rank when he was wounded a the Battle of the Wilderness on May 5th, 1864. In the fall of that year he mustered out of the 19th Indiana. On March 17th, 1865 he was mustered into the 152nd Indiana Infantry as a Major and served there until the end of the war.


He filed for a pension in August of 1881.