Lindenhurst Civil War Project
Johann Philipp Levin Meichner
 68th New York State Infantry, Co. I
1819 - 1881

Birth Date: March 15, 1819, Elze, Lower Saxony, Germany
Date of Death: April 29, 1881, Lindenhurst, NY
Burial Location: Breslau Cemetery, Lindenhurst, NY

Enlistment Date: October 17, 1864, at New York City, to serve 1 year, 68th NY Infantry
Mustered In: October 17, 1864
Rank: Private
Company: I

Description: 5 Feet 9 ½ Inches Tall, Hazel Eyes, Brown Hair, Florid Complexion

Muster Out Date: October 19, 1865, at Savannah GA. Levin became a naturalized citizen, November 13, 1865, less than one month after he mustered out of service

Marriage Date and Place: April 27, 1845, Elze, Lower Saxony
Wife’s Name: Auguste Dorothea Henriette Deilers
Birth Date: April 16, 1825, Germany
Date of Death: April 6, 1893
Burial Location: Breslau Cemetery, Lindenhurst, NY











Children:
August Heinrich Born 10-6-1855 Died 10-25-1922
Friedrich Born 1855 Died 1919 Breslau Cemetery









Occupations: Pre War: Mason 

Wife’s Pension Application Date: January 30, 1890