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Peter Biegel, Color Corporal, Age 17; Enlisted as a Private May 16,1862, in Company E., 11th., New York State Militia, Washington Rifles; Discharged September, 1862. Re-enlisted in September,1862, for 5th., New York Volunteers, Duryee Zouaves, transferred,to Company C., 165th., regiment , New York Volunteers, 2nd,Duryee Zouaves, September 24, 1862, Mustered in United States service, November 28, 1862. TAken prisoner at Sabine Cross Roads, La., April 9,1864, was captured on out picket post. Confined at Camp Cross Texas.
Exchanged on 12th., day of December 1864, and paroled, January 5, 1865, and was in St. Louis Hospital at New Orleans, La., until the 5th., day of May, 1865, and returned to his regiment. Promoted to Color Corporal June 12, 1865. Honorably discharged , September 1,1865.
Wife name was Rosina.