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Schneider, Magnus.  26th Wisconsin

Terry, Here is information on Corp. Magnus Schneider.   Company E, 26th Wisc.Infantry. Captured at Dallas, Ga. 5-25-1864.  Died at Andersonville 9-24-1864 of Scorbutus.   
 
I also have this tidbit:   Battle near Dallas, Georgia May 25th.  Co. E Corp. M. Schneider slightly wounded.
 
It is believed he was captured at the 'Battle of New Hope Church'.
 
Info. from a Certificate that I have:      enlisted into military service on the 15th day of August 1862 at Fond du lac, Wi. for a term of three years. Private Schneider was born in Germany and resided at Fond du lac, Ws.  He was promoted to Corporal on the 1st day of August, 1865(?) and fought in the battles of Chancellorsville, Petersburg and part of the Atlantic Campaign.    The records further show that he was 19 yrs of age at enlistment, single, blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, and was 5' 4" in height.  By occupation a farmer.
 
Cpl. Magnus Schneider is buried in grave number 9693 in section H of the national cemetery.
  
I will sent in sep. email picture of his stone.
 
Sincerely, Paula Talbot