82nd Illinois Infantry

Col. Friedrich Hecker's Military Headstone in front of the Hecker Family Monument

Summerfield Cemetery, Summerfield Illinois

Postwar photo of Lt. Col. Edward S. Salomon. Brevet Brigadier General

Capt. Mayer Frank, Company C, born at Nordstetter in W├╝rttemberg, Germany.

2nd Lt.  Charles W. Biese, Company B. a native of  Holstein, Germany.

 1st Lt. Frank Kirchner, Company C.  A native of Heidelburg, Germany.

 

 

 Pvt. Emil Giese, Company D , a native of Prussia.  Lost left leg in the Battle of Gettysburg

1st Lt. Christian Erickson, Company I, a native of Bergen, Norway.
Photo credit: Strand, A. E. 1905. A History of the Norwegians of Illinois; a concise record of the struggles and achievements of the early settlers together with a narrative of what is now being done by the Norwegian-Americans of Illinois in the development of their adopted country. Chicago: J. Anderson publishing company. 

Capt. John Hillborg, Company I, a native of Sweden (1875 photo found in his widow's pension file application).

 

1st Lt. Joseph Riegert, Company B

Courtesy of Randy Beck

 
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