Private Louis S. Schulze [Lewis Shulte]

Private Louis S. Schulze [Lewis Shulte] was born on September 6, 1839 in Westphalia, Germany and died September 3, 1898 in Waverly, IA.

Louis S. Schulze [Lewis Shulte] entered the Infantry on April, 1861, in St. Louis, MO, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of Private before being discharged on September, 1862 in St. Louis, MO.

Louis S. Schulze [Lewis Shulte] is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at 42° 42.999 N 92° 28.197' W

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Pvt. Co. D. 1st Mo. Inf. also in 2Mol Inf. Pvt. Co. G. 5 mot Inf. discharged from Co. D. U/S.R.C. P-503 was discharged for disability 1886 Roster confirms above.

Born in Ger. Sept. 6, 1839.

Came to America as a [y]oung man learning the trade of cigar maker settled in Mascautah Ill. married there Mar 19, 1864 to Fredericka. Kenning who was born in West Pholen Ger. Aug. 29, 1844 she died at Waverly Ia. 14, 1906.

Mr S enlisted perhaps from St. Louis Mo early in April 19861 and served 16 months in Co. D. 1 and 2 Mo. Inf. Transferred to Co. G. 5 Mo. Inf and was discharge[d] in Sept. 1862 from disability due to service from Co. D. US RC

After this return to his house in Ill. shich was but a short way from St. Louis and after his marriage at Mascoutah Il. they came directly to Waverly Ia. to them were born 8 children Wm. Albert Louis Pauline Susan Rose Louise and Crala.

They were memvers of St. Pauls Lutheran church here and considered exceptiona[lly] good respected German citizens of which Waverly as for years been a center for many German speaking families.

Mr. S. survived his wife but a couple of yars he died here Sept. 3, 1898 and buried beside/ the grave of his wife.