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28th New York Infantry Regiment
Niagara Rifles; Scott Life Guard
William Kruske

William Kruske enlisted as Private in Company K of the 28th NY on May 22nd 1861. He served in the Brigade Quartermasters Department in February 1862 and was temporarily detailed to Battery K of the 1st NY Light Artillery from March to May 1863. He mustered out with the regiment on June 2nd 1863.
Along with his wife and two children, he is buried at North Ridge Cemetery in the town on Cambria, Niagara County.
His marker reads:
William Kruske
1831 - 1902
Served in Civil War
1861 - 63
Co. K. 28th NY
His wife and childrens marker stones read as follows:
Rosalie D.
Wife of
William Kruske
1844 - 1921
Daughter of
William and Rosa Kruske
Born Feb. 18, 1870
Died May 2, 1893
Son of
William and Rosa Kruske
Born Aug. 6th, 1879
Died June 7th, 1893
In the cemetery, the Kruske family is in section 3-270. Drive straight along the main entrance road until the very end. They are buried on the left about 20 rows from the back of the cemetery. Apologies for the quality of the pictures.
[William Kruske][Rosalie D Kruske]
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Last visited: January 24th 2010