Thursday, November 27, 2014

George H. Bier.

George Henry Bier.

Birth: Jul. 11, 1824, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland.
Death: Apr. 13, 1905, Key West, Monroe County, Florida.

Wife: Married three times, names unknown.

Burial: Key West Cemetery, Key West, Monroe County, Florida.

United States Navy.

Bier, George H., Midshipman, 19 October, 1841. Passed Midshipman, 10 August, 1847. Master, 14 September, 1855. Lieutenant, 15 September, 1855. Resigned 23 April, 1861.

Confederate States Navy.

Bier, George H. Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland. Resigned as lieutenant, U. S.Navy, April 23, 1861. First lieutenant, November 13, 1861. Resigned June 25, 1863. Died at Key West, Fla. (no date). Ordered to duty at Sewell's Point, Va., February 18, 1862. C. S. S. Chicora, 1862. Charleston naval station, 1862-63. Captured on blockade runner Greyhound, May 10, 1864, oil' Wilmington, N, C, by the U. S. S. Connecticut.

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