Born: June 12, 1860
Died: September 12, 1917
Grave location: St.
Aloysius Cemetery, Sturgis, South Dakota
Grave GPS Coordinates: N44 24.843 W103 31.174
He enlisted on November 15, 1875, in New York City by Lt. John
Babcock. He listed his previous occupation as musician. He was
discharged on November 14, 1880, at Fort Meade, Dakota, upon
expiration of service, as a private of excellent character. He had
dark eyes, dark hair, a light complexion, and was 5’ 5 ½” in height.
He is listed as Peter Eisenberge* in the Register of Enlistments,
U.S. Army and on Special Order No. 24, Headquarters, Mounted
Recruiting Service, St. Louis Barracks, by which order he was
transferred to the 7th Cavalry. He was not present at the
Battle of the Little Bighorn. He was on detached service from June
14, 1876, at Yellowstone Depot, Montana Territory.
*I am using Eixenberger here as that is the way his name appears on