William Becker

Wilhelm P. Becker (1823 - 1905)

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Wilhelm P. (William) Becker
Born in Treier- Dusseldorf, Germanymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 22 Oct 1855 (to 1863) [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1865 in New York, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Cohocton, Steuben, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 17 Oct 2019 | Created 11 Oct 2019
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Biography

William Becker Sr. served as a Private in Company D 188th. Regiment, N. Y. Volunteer in War Between States, (Civil War) 1864 -1865 and was granted an honorable discharge. He and his Regiment stood guard at Appomattox, Virginia on April 7, 1865 when General Lee surrendered to Generalold, never again take arms against Grant, ending the Civil War. General Grant terms were moderate that Lee's armies would never again take up arms against U. S. where upon Gen. Grant said there would be no reprisals against any Confederate Soldiers. Gen. Grant then granted Gen. Lee's request that each solider be given a horse or a mule to return home and start farming.

(As a matter of record and in accordance with documents, Certificat of Service Pension Certificate and News Items.

As Written by, William Maichle, 1965.

Sources

New York, Death Index, 1852 - 1956, (1905 - Page # 47)

  • Cohocton, Steuben, New York, 1905 State Census for William Becker, Page # 3.


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