Private Valentine Klump, Co. G, 50th Ohio Infantry, USA

1837

  • Valentine Klump was born in Baden, Germany.

1860

  • August 2: The U.S. Federal Census taken in Campbell County, KY shows Valentine Klump, a farmer, living with another German immigrant family by the name of House.

1862

  • August 5: Valentine enlisted in the U.S. Army.

1864

  • August 3: Valentine was wounded outside of Atlanta during the Atlanta Campaign.
  • November 30: Valentine fought in the Battle of Franklin.

1865

  • March 18: Mustered out of the U.S. Army.

1870

  • September 3: Valentine applies for a Military pension as an Invalid.

1873

  • Louisville, Kentucky City Directory

1880

  • June 4:  The U.S. Federal Census taken in Owensboro, Daviess County, KY showed Valentine, a blacksmith, living as a bachelor.