|Birth||Nov. 25, 1841|
|Death||Aug. 23, 1931|
|Cemetery||St Helena (St Helena)|
|Unit||139th Illinois Infantry, Company K|
Private George N Steinhoff
Company K, 139th Illinois Infantry (100 days/1864)
Steinhoff was born on November 25, 1841. He was residing in Genesco (Henry County), Illinois when he enlisted on May 20, 1864. Steinhoff was mustered on June 1, 1864 and served until October 28, 1864. He was discharged at Peoria.
The 139th Illinois Infantry was organized and mustered at Peoria, Illinois on June 1, 1864. The regiment was involved in action against General Sterling Price’s invasion of Missouri in 1864.
Steinhoff died on August 23, 1931 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the St Helena Cemetery in St Helena (Cedar County), Nebraska.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.