Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Died 17 July 1897
Buried Alma Cemetery, Wabaunsee County Kansas
Photo courtesy of Jim and Deanna Peterson at Find A Grave
Private Bickel was wounded on August 28th, 1862 at the Battle of Brawner Farm. He would leave the 19th Indiana because of those wounds but continued to serve in Company A of the 3rd Veteran Reserve Corps.
He filed for a pension in April of 1879.