|Birth||Aug. 19, 1847|
|Death||April 11, 1933|
|Cemetery||Prairie Home (Holdrege)|
|Unit||3rd Ohio Cavalry, Company A|
Private Philip C Funk
Company A, 3rd Ohio Cavalry
Funk was born in Germany on August 19, 1847. The 16-year old enlisted and was mustered in the regiment on February 26, 1864. He served about 17 months and was discharged on August 4, 1865.
He would have joined the unit during the first quarter of 1864. During his enlistment, the regiment was involved in several major operations. Some of them include:
Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 1-September 8, 1864)
Siege of Atlanta (GA) (July 24-August 15, 1864)
Occupation of Atlanta (GA) (September 2, 1864).
Operations against Generals Hood and Forest (GA/AL) (September 29-November 3, 1864).
Funk died on April 11, 1933 at the age of 85 years. He is buried in the Prairie Home Cemetery in Holdrege (Phelps County), Nebraska. Funk was a member of the Glover Post (#111) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Holdrege.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.