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Born: 1843? (Lancaster,
Died: October 14, 1886
Grave location: Post
Cemetery, Fort Meade, Sturgis, South Dakota
Grave GPS Coordinates: N44
24.144 W103 28.605
His second enlistment was on March 15, 1876, at Fort Rice, Dakota,
by Captain Thomas French. He was discharged on March 14, 1881, at
Fort Meade, Dakota, upon expiration of service, as a Farrier of
excellent character. He had blue eyes, brown hair, a florid
complexion, and stood 5’ 7” in height. He had the nickname of
“Cully”. The nickname was given to distinguish him from Trumpeter
Henry C. Weaver of the same company. The nickname was confirmed by
Private Ferdinand Widmayer in an interview with Walter Camp on
October 7, 1910.*
*Custer and Company – Walter Camp’s Notes on the Custer Fight,
edited by Bruce Liddic and Paul Harbaugh.