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Christian Krahmer Civil War discharge

 Collection — Folder: S0790
Identifier: S0790

Scope and Contents

This collection contains Christian Krahmer's U.S. Civil War discharge paper from service with Company K, 7th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Volunteers on May 31, 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.


  • 1865/31/05


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Christian Krahmer was born about 1819 in Prussia. A Baker by trade, he served in Company K, 36th Regiment Mississippi Infantry during the U.S. Civil War. After being taken prisoner by Union forces at Vicksburg on July 4, 1863, he enlisted in Company K, 7th Indiana Cavalry Volunteers on August 21, 1863 and served in the Union Army until his discharge on May 31, 1865.

Sources: "Christian Krahmer." Indiana Civil War Soldier Database Index, 1861-1865. Accessed February 3, 2017. "Christian Krahmer." U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938. Accessed February 3, 2017.

National Park Service. "Christian Krahmer." The Civil War: Soldiers and Sailors Database . Accessed February 3, 2017.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Frederick Krull.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/02/03 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/02/03 by Laura Eliason.
Christian Krahmer Civil War discharge
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.