Private George Schramm
This picture is courtesy of Tim and Christina (Schramm) Stives who gave the digital scan to David Emerick.† Christine Schramm is the Great Grand daughter of George Schramm.† He is Davidís Great Grandfather's (Henry Schramm) brother.† This is the only known picture of George Schramm.† Seated from left to right is Amelia Schramm (wife), Emma Augusta Schramm (daughter), George Schramm.†
Standing, George Ludwig Schramm (son), Edward Eugene Schramm (son) and Cecilia Schramm (daughter).† The picture was taken in about 1889.
George Schramm was a farmer and owned a farm in
George Schramm enlisted in Company K of the 74th PA Vol.
infantry on October 6, 1861 in
After the Civil War he came back to the area he was born, operated a farm and passed it along to his family.
Below is a picture of the grave of George Schramm, my grandmother's uncle.† He was obviously proud of his Civil War service and his stone is marked with his unit designation.† He is buried in the cemetery of our church where he was raised and confirmed.† He lived and died within 10 miles of the church.
The cemetery is