Maurice Gesten Krayenbuhl of Minnesota
Appointed from Minnesota, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1886
Appointed Additional Second Lieutenant, 4th U.S. Artillery, 12 June 1890
Second Lieutenant, 2nd U. S. Artillery, 20 February 1891
First Lieutenant, 3rd U. S. Artillery, 10 February 1898
Captain, U. S. Volunteers, 17 October 1898
Killed 26 March 1899 in action near Meycauayan, Philippine Islands
He was buried with full military honors in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
March 27, 1899:
Captain Maurice G. Krayenbuhl, who is reported by General Otis as being mortally wounded, was born in Minnesota, and was appointed to the Military Academy from that State July 1, 1886. On June12, 1890 he was commissioned an Additional Second Lieutenant in the Fourth Artillery and was made a Second Lieutenant in the Second Artillery February 20, 1891. OnMay 23, 1891, he was tranferred to the FifthArtillery, and on August12 of that year was transferred to the Second Artillery. He was an honor graduate of the ArtillerySchool in 1896.
HONORS FOR DEAD SOLDIERS
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