Nov. 27, 1885 Lincoln Lancaster County Nebraska, USA
Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was a printer before the war, and entered the army as a private in the 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Within a short period of time he became a Colonel of the 11th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry. At the end of the war he was brevetted a Brigadier General for gallant and meritorious service during the war. After the war he became a traveling agent, hotelkeeper, and postmaster. (bio by: Thomas Fisher)
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Honoring the man who became the Colonel of the 11th Illinois Cavalry. Interestingly the company chaplain, George Pilcher, named his youngest son after Otto Funke in Ohio in 1864. -
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