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Lieut Peter Ackerman Bertholf
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Birth: 1827
Death: Feb. 9, 1862

Civil War Union Army Officer. Upon the outbreak of hostilities between the North and the South, he enlisted as a Private in Company F, 3rd New Jersey Militia on April 27, 1861. The unit served for three months, was present in the First Bull Run Campaign (but held in reserve) and was mustered out on July 31, 1861. He then joined a unit known as "Halsted's Horse" on August 24, 1861, and was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant of Company G. The regimiment was sent to Washington, DC, and was eventually renamed the 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry. Lieutenant Bertholf died of heart disease at Camp Stanton, Washington, DC, on Febuary 9, 1862. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jemima Slocum Bertholf (1831 - 1859)
 
 Children:
  Ellen Ann Bertholf Pierce (1847 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Co. G, 1st N. J. Cav.
 
Note: Husband of Jemima Slocum, dau. of Daniel, gr-dau of William and Hannah. Civil War. Died of heart disease in Camp Stanton, Wash. D.C.
 
Burial:
Slocum Family Burying Ground
Long Branch
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Lot 640
 
Created by: Kat
Record added: Nov 13, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12334749
Lieut Peter Ackerman Bertholf
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Lieut Peter Ackerman Bertholf
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Lieut Peter Ackerman Bertholf
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