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Frederick Pellmann

Civil War Soldier

Born in 1841 in Germany and came to the United States at the age of 5 with his parents, Carl Lubrecht and Johanna Ludwig Pellmann. He grew up on the family farm in Muskego and at the age of 23 enlisted in the Union Army. He was assigned to the 48th Wisconsin Infantry, Company C. It was late in the war, and his regiment did not see active duty but was instead sent to Colorado to escort trains and mail through hostile Indian country.

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