Details for Adolph Strieber (Atlas Number 5123000089)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5123000089


Marker Number 89
Atlas Number 5123000089
Marker Title Adolph Strieber
Index Entry Strieber, Adolf
City Yorktown
County DeWitt
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 644129
UTM Northing 3207807
Subject Codes Civil War; military topics
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location in Yorktown, take SH 119 northwest to city limits, make a left (south) and follow Laval road about 1/4 mile in Westside Cemetery
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text Co. G, 16th Illinois Cavalry from April 1, 1863 to August 15, 1865. Enlisted as private in Springfield, Ill., after crossing Confederate lines by walking, stagecoach and steamboat. Like many Texas Germans, he felt U.S. should be kept together. Born in Zellerfield, Germany. Came to Texas via Old Indianola with parents in 1846. Married Marie Wagenschien 1866. Pioneer merchant. Prominent citizen. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1964