Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Private Munroe became sick not long after the regiment arrived in Washington D.C. in the late summer of 1861. He came down with a case of remittent fever and was admitted to the hospital on October 3rd. He recovered and retuned to the regiment on November 10th.
He was listed as being missing after the Battle of South Mountain on September 14th, 1862. Records then show him as being sick in a hospital in Washington D.C. towards the end of the year and he was finally discharged because of chronic diarrhea on December 23rd, 1863.
Herman never filed for a pension possibly because he died soon after his discharge.
Unknown date of death or burial location.