CDV of Lieutenant JOHN JACOB DIEHL, JR. 15th New York Heavy Artillery, Civil War. Died: 8 Oct 1890, Manhattan, New York County.
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx County, Bronx, NY, USA. Union Army Civil War Officer. Was born in New York and educated in the city and in Germany. He served with the Fifteenth New York Heavy Artillery during the Civil War in Companies I, A, M and G and was mustered in as Second Lieutenant 19 February 1864. Served with distinction as an aide-de-camp on the staff of Bvt.
He was promoted First Lieutenant 23 November 1864 and was brevetted twice in 1865; as Captain for gallant and meritorious services in the battles before Petersburg and of the Weldon Railroad, Va. "; and Major for "gallant conduct at the battle at Five Forks, Va. Following the war he succeeded his father in the undertaker business at 133 Essex Street, New York City.
Diehl was a founding member and subsequently Captain of the Independent New York Schuetzen Corps, which he led to Germany in 1886 and 1890. He was a prominent member of the Arion and Liederkranz singing societies, Koltes G.32 and Fessler Lodge No. Afflicted with heart disease, John J. Diehl died at his home on Lexington Avenue at age 45. The item "15th New York Heavy Artillery CDV John Jacob Diehl, Jr.
Civil War" is in sale since Sunday, April 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs".The seller is "militarybookshop" and is located in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.