Lewis Fiers

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Born 26 May 1836

Died 16 March 1895

Buried Liberty Cemetery, Iroquois County Illinois


Private Fiers contracted what was diagnosed as remittent fever soon after arriving in Washington D.C. in the fall of 1861. He soon be discharged for disability because of this fever.


He filed for a pension in May of 1877.


Photos by Dixie Lambert