Jesse Lehman

BirthApril 5, 1845
DeathFeb. 10, 1928
CemeteryWisner (Wisner)
PostWisner (Beemer)
Unit202nd Pennsylvania Infantry, Company E

Private Jesse Lehman

Company D, 41st Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months)

Company E, 202nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Lehman was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania on April 5, 1845. Lehman served with 2 Pennsylvania units during the Civil War. Initially, he enlisted and was mustered in the 41st Pennsylvania Infantry on July 1, 1863. He served about 1 month before being mustered on August 4, 1863.

He rejoined the military as a member of the 202nd Pennsylvania Infantry on August 30, 1864. The unit was organized at Harrisburg on September 3, 1864. The outfit performed guard duty on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad in Virginia and was assigned to the Lehigh Coal District in Pennsylvania until it was mustered out in early August, 1864.

Lehman died on February 10, 1928 at the age of 82 years. He is buried in Wisner Cemetery in Wisner (Cuming County), Nebraska. He was the last member of the Beemer Post (#294) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Beemer.

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