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Free Genealogy Biography of Casper Kleffman
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Casper H. Kleffman

Casper H. Kleffman is a brother of Frederick and Gottlieb Kleffman, of Spring Garden Township.

At the breaking out of the late war, our subject enlisted in Company E, Eighty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 87th Regiment, and took part in all the marches and engagements of his regiment until taken prisoner at Carter's Woods, near Winchester, Va., June 10, 1863 after which he was confined in Libby Prison and the prison on Belle Isle until July 7, when he was paroled; he rejoined his regiment October 13, same year, was wounded at the battle of Locust Grove November 27, and was honorably discharged October 13, 1864.

In June, 1878, he married Elizabeth Rabe, who has borne him one daughter, Wilhelmina C. Mr. Kleffman is now a merchant at the corner of Queen and South Streets, and is doing a prosperous trade. In religion he is a Lutheran, and is a consistent member of St. John's Church.

Source: York County, Pennsylvania Biographical History, John Gibson, Chicago: F.A. Battey Publishing Co., 1886.

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