Lieutenant Colonel 
Julius Peter Garesche
(April 26, 1821-Dec. 31, 1862)

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Capt. Garesche, St. Louis, Mo.
wears the medal of the order of Knighthood of St. Sylvester.
Garesche's artillery sword is at
the Smithsonian Museum of American History.


Garesche's artillery sword (above) and officer's sword (below)
are at the Smithsonian Museum of American History.


Garesche was stationed at Fort Brown, Point Isabel, Texas in 1850s.


Garesche (right) with General William Rosecrans and his staff.

Garesche (right, with beard) attends battlefield Mass officiated by Father Jeremiah F. Trecy, with General William Rosecrans and other Catholic officers.

Garesche, Louis. Biography of Lieut. Col. Julius P. Garesche, Assistant Adjutant-General U.S. Army (1887).
Holland, Dorothy Garesche. The Garesche, de Bauduy, and des Chapelles Families: History and Geneology (1963).
The Strange Death of Julius Peter Garesche
West Point Biographical Register
Stones River National Battlefield: Historic Resource Study
Reports of the battle of Murfreesboro Dec. 30, 1862--Jan. 2, 1863
The Murfreesboro Battle (New York Times, Jan. 4, 1863)
Union General William Rosecrans attack on Confederate General Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee
The 89th Illinois Infantry Regiment at Stones River
State of Missouri vs. Alexander J. P. Garesche (1865)