70 and 150 Years Ago: Two Promotions
January 30, 2015 § Leave a comment
70 years ago on January 1, 1945, Felix A. Cizewski, was promoted to Private First Class.
He was serving in Company C, 3110th Signal Service Battalion, Army Service Forces in Paris. He was in a hospital recovering from frostbite.
He is my late father.
LEFT: Private Felix A. Cizewski on
occupation duty in Munich between
April and July, 1945.
From the collection of Felix A. Cizewski
© Leonard H. Cizewski
RIGHT: Unit Morning Report recording
Public domain image
150 years ago on January 26, 1865, Anson Croman was promoted to corporal.
He served in Company F, 20th Michigan Infantry Regiment, Second Brigade, First Division, IX Corps, Army of the Potomac. At that time the 20th Michigan was part of the Union siege of Petersburg near Battery Nine just south of the the Appomattox River on the northeast edge of the city.
Anson Croman is Cheryl A. Robinson’s 2nd great-grandfather…
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