|Death||Nov. 23, 1930|
|Unit||5th Missouri State Cavalry, Company G|
Sergeant John Hunzeker
Company G, 5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry
Hunzeker (also spelled Hunzecker) was born in October of 1838. Information relating to Hunzeker’s tour of duty is very limited. His dates of enlistment and discharge were not available.
The 5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry was organized at St Joseph, Missouri in March and April of 1862. The unit was assigned to duties in Missouri and was mustered out on June 23, 1863. Hunzeker probably served from the spring of 1862 through June of 1863.
Hunzeker died on November 23, 1930 at the age of 92 years. He is buried in the Humboldt Cemetery in Humboldt (Richardson County), Nebraska.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.