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Oswald J. Schuster (1839-1878)
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Born: 1839 Ersingen Germany. 1
Married: Eliza Jane Mundy (1849-1930) the daughter of Elias Mundy (1823-1867) and Louisa Jane Rawls (1826-1900) on 14 Jul 1867 in Bell Prarie City. Illinois. 1
Died: 16 Jan 1878 Seneca Missouri. 1
Buried: Seneca Cemetery Seneca Missouri. 2
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Oswald J. Schuster
1839-16 Jan 1878
Civil War - Union

Spouse and Children

      Eliza Jane Mundy

Oswald was a bugler with 6th Illinois Cavalry during the Civil War. He was shot in the left arm. He received a medical discharge 08/27/1863 in Germantown Tennessee. He re-enlisted 03/06/1865 in the same unit and was mustered out 11/05/1865.3 1 4 5 6


  1. Eliza J. Schuster Widow Pension File (Large File)
  2. "United States, Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903," index and images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org)
  3. General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com
  4. The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, National Park Service
  5. Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database
  6. Oswald Schuster's Civil War Serrvice Record (large file)