Herman Fiebig


BirthFeb. 22, 1841
DeathNov. 5, 1929
CemeteryEvergreen (Loup City)
PostShiloh (Loup City)
Unit32nd Indiana Infantry, Company K

Private Herman Fiebig

Company K, 32nd Indiana Infantry

Fiebig (also spelled Fielich) was born in Prussia on February 22, 1841. He enlisted and was mustered in the regiment on September 2, 1861. Fiebig served a 3 year enlistment before being mustered out on September 7, 1864 at Indianapolis.

The 32nd Indiana Infantry organized and mustered at Indianapolis on August 24, 1861. During his enlistment, the regiment was in many battles and military operations. Some of them include:

Battle of Shiloh (TN) (April 6-7, 1862). Regimental losses were 9 killed and 10 wounded.

Siege of Corinth (MS) (April 29-May 30, 1862).

Battle of Stone’s River (TN) (December 30-31, 1862 – January 1-3, 1863). Regimental losses were 9 killed and 8 wounded.

Battle of Chickamauga (GA) (September 19-20, 1863). Regimental losses were 20 killed, 7 wounded, and 9 captured.

Battle of Missionary Ridge (TN) (November 24-25, 1863). Regimental losses were 10 killed and 4 wounded.

Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 1-September 8, 1864).

Battle of Resaca (GA) (May 14-15, 1864).

Battle of Allatoona (GA) (May 26-27, 1864). Regimental losses were 14 killed and 3 wounded.

Fiebig died on November 5, 1929 at the age of 88 years. He is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City (Sherman County), Nebraska. He was one of the last members of the Shiloh Post (#124) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Loup City.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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