He was born in 1839/40 (2 (25 in 1865), 3 (63 in 1880)). He was born in Germany (2--which literally says "Germany Easton Pa", 3 [Bavaria]).
When he enlisted, he was a wheelwright (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a ruddy complexion, gray eyes, and light hair (2).
He was a substitute (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for three [sic] years, at Easton Pennsylvania, by Yohoe [?] (2). His enlistment was credited to the eleventh congressional district (2). He was a private in company A (1, 4-5).
He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1, 2). He was a private, in company A (4-5).
In 1880, a Michael Strieger was living at 222 Grey Street, Buffalo, Erie County, New York (3). He was living with his wife, Mary Strieger and his son Felix Strieger (3). He was a laborer (3).
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Michael Striger)
2 company A descriptive roll, entry 178 (Michael Striger)
3 1880 US census, New York, Erie County, Buffalo, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 142, microfilm series T9, film 830, page 102 = 5 A handwritten (Michael Strieger)
4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Michael Stringer)
5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Michael Steiger)
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