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Braeuninger, Moritz

(December 2, 1836–1860). B. Crimmitschau, Saxony. Trained by Löhe; sent to Am.; studied at Wartburg Sem., St. Sebald (later Dubuque), Iowa; miss. to Indians; spent 2 months with J. J. Schmidt in camp of Crow Indians near Fort Sarpy, Montana, 1858; again left St. Sebald July 5, 1859, with other missionaries to work among Indians; erected station on Powder River (E Oregon) 1860. According to report, shot by one of a group of Indians with whom he was last seen July 22, 1860.

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