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Max Hoehn


Company L

Born: December 26, 1854 (Berlin, Germany)

Died: January 6, 1911 (Sturgis, South Dakota)

Grave location: St. Aloysius Cemetery, Sturgis, SD

Grave GPS Coordinates: N44 24.832 W103 31.153

He enlisted on October 4, 1873, at St. Louis Barracks by Captain Charles Bendive. He listed his previous occupation as clerk. He was discharged on October 4, 1878, at Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota, upon expiration of service, as a private of excellent character.  He had grey eyes, light hair, fair complexion, and was 5’ 6 ¾”tall.  He was on detached service from June 15, 1876 at Yellowstone Depot, Montana Territory. Therefore, he didn’t perish at Little Bighorn like his Company L comrades.  On June 22, 1888, he became the first City Auditor of Sturgis, Dakota Territory.

Headstone for Max Hoehn at St. Aloysius Cemetery - Sturgis, South Dakota

Advertisement from Sturgis Weekly Record - December 25, 1908

  Max Hoehn is seated middle row, far right, wearing the hat.  His daughter Ella is seated to his right.  His other
daughter, Agnes, is seated in the bottom row, on the left.

  Max's wife Annie circa 1919

  Max Hoehn obituary -- Parker New Era -- January 12, 1911

Sturgis Weekly Record October 16, 1908 -- during an election, Max Hoehn wrote this letter to the Sturgis Weekly Record 

  Max Hoehn newspaper clippings/stories from the 1908 Black Hills Press


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