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Born NY City. Grew up Bergen County, NJ. Now in Washington state. Searching Pierce, Bennett, Dupont, Henky, Biering, Birchler, Moore, Eickhoff etc. mainly in NY and NJ, some PA.

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  • His name is Franz Birchler, there is a transcription error listing him in Fold3 as Frang instead of Franz. His son, Louis, also fought in the CW. Both survived the war. They lived in NY City. Franz is my 3rd great-grandfather; son, Louis, is my 2nd great-grandfather. Sue

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  • Adolph Biering's brother, Gustave Biering, and their father, Gottfried Biering, all fought in the CW. They were living in NYCity when they enlisted. Adolph was killed Sept 17, 1862 in the Battle of Antietam; buried in Sharpsburg MD; his name is listed 1st on the Monument to the 4th NY Vol Inf., First Scott Life Guard. Adolph was born in Germany, probably Saxony. Sue ...more

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  • Louis Burgler also spelled Louis Birchler on most records. He was born in Switzerland and served in the Civil War, NY. He married Amelia Biering, daughter of Gottfried & Christina Biering (from Saxony) and sister of Adolph.

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