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Emmitsburg's Civil War Soldiers

(Company C, Cole’s Cavalry)

Private Andrew Valentine Weikert

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War Record

Private. Enlisted on October 7, 1862. Mustered out of service on June 28, 1865. Born on 2/14/1845. Died on 11/27/1903.




Addition Information:

He enlisted at the age of 17 years as a private with Company C, First Regiment, Cole's Maryland Volunteer Cavalry on October 7, 1862, and was discharged on June 28th, 1865.

He was living with his parents in the George Weikert house on the Battlefield at the time of enlistment.

He was the father of Samuel D. Weikert, Steinwehr Ave., the grandfather of Bernard Weikert and Mrs. Edith Weikert Tawney, Gettysburg; the great grandfather of William Ziegler, Gettysburg Rd.; Robert Ziegler, Gettysburg, and Mrs. Mary Joanne Tawney Sterner, Gettysburg, and the Great-great grandfather of Diane Treva Ziegler, Gettysburg; Elizabeth Jane, Charles David and Karen Louise Ziegler, all of Gettysburg