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His brother, Simon Streit, also served with the band of the Ninth, being honorably discharged Sept. 17, 1862. He reenlisted as a private of Company B., June, 1864, was promoted to corporal that month, and was transferred to Company A, Ninth battalion Oct. 12, 1864. He was mustered out Aug. 3, 1865. After the war, Simon enlisted, Aug., 1866, in the regular army and was assigned to Company K, Seventeenth U. S. Infantry, which became, in Dec, 1866, Company K, of the Twenty-sixth infantry. He was appointed principal musician of the regiment, Feb. 1, 1869, was transferred to the non-commissioned staff of the Tenth U. S. Infantry, March 3, 1869, and was honorably discharged Aug. 18, that year. He is now a member of the New Haven police force.