Biography of Frank P. Muhlenberg
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FRANK P. MUHLENBERG was born June 22, 1840, at Reading, Pa. He was the son of Peter Muhlenberg, late an officer of the United States army, and only male descendant of Gen. Peter Muhlenberg of Revolutionary fhme. Entered the service of the United States as private of Company G, 1st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, April 16, 1861. Appointed first lieutenant 13th United States Infantry, May 14, 1861; promoted to captain same regiment, Jan. 4, 1862. May 19, 1863, participated with regiment in assault upon the enemy’s works in rear of Viekaburg. Was inspector in assistant acting provost marshal general’s office, Northern District State of New York; from Nov. 17, 1863, to July 22, 1865, acting assistant provost-marshal general, Northern District State of New York. Major by brevet, March 13, 1865, for “faithful and meritorious services connected with the recruitment of the armies of the United States.” Resigned April 5, 1866. Is a member of the State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania. Maj. Muhlenberg is now one of the business men of Galesburg, and serving the township of Comstock as justice of the peace.

History of Kalamazoo County, Michigan
With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches
of its Men and Pioneers.
Everts & Abbott., Philadelphia 1880
Press of J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia.