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Adam Kramer
Major, United States Army
Adam Kramer of Germany
Appointed from Pennsylvania, Private, Troop F, 2nd U. S. Dragoons, 16 May 1857 to 16 May 1862
Private, Sergeant and First Sergeant, Troop I, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry, 25August 1862 to 1 March 1863
First Lieuenant, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry, 1 March 1863
Captain, 8 May 1863
Honorably mustered out 21 June 1865
Second Lieutenant, 2nd U. S. Cavalry, 7 December 1865
Honorably mustered out 12 February 1866
Second Lieutenant,6th U. S. Cavalry, 21 April 1866
First Lieuenant, 12 December1866
Captain, 1 August 1874
Major 8 March 1893
Breveted Major, 26 February 1890 for gallant service in action against Indians atAsh Creek, Airzona, 17 July 1882 and at Big Dry Wash, Arizona, 17 July 1882
Retired 13 January 1897
Died 10 November1901
November 12, 1901

Major Adam Kramer of the Sixth United States Cavalry is dead at Iowa City,Iowa, aged sixty-four years.  He had been in actual service in the United States Cavalry for moret han forty years and wa sretired in 1897.

He entered the service in Pennsylvania in 1857, served through the Civil War with the Army of the Potomac, and was appointed Second Lieuetnant of the Sixth United States Cavalry in 1866, and Captain in 1874.  He was active in quelling theSioux during their outbreak in South Dakotain 1891.  Colonel W. F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) entered the United StatesService as a Scout under the command of Captain Kramer.

The body will be shipped to Washington and given a military burial at Arlington Heights.

Major Kramer was breveted in 1880 and again in 1882 for conscipious gallantry in action againstt he Indians in Arizona.


KRAMER, ADAM
MJR ARMY
DATE OF DEATH: 11/10/1901
BURIED AT:
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

KRAMER, CLARA E W/O ADAM
DATE OF DEATH: 12/08/1938
BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH  SITE 1301
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 2 September 2007