Pvt. Wilhelm Ludwig "Lewis" Bickle, USA

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Pvt. Wilhelm Ludwig Bickle, USA

Also Known As: "Lewis", "Bickel"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Massenbach, Landkreis Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: February 06, 1892 (55)
Starr Township, Hocking County, Ohio, United States (gunshot)
Place of Burial: Union Furnace, Hocking County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Sarah Jane Bickle
Father of John Ellsworth Bickel and Aerie Almeda Trowbridge

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About Pvt. Wilhelm Ludwig "Lewis" Bickle, USA

Lewis voluntered for duty in the Civil War in Dec. 1860 with the 75th Reg. O.V.I, Company H and was medically discharged in June 1862. He and his wife purchased a farm in Starr Twp. in 1872 and raised their family. Lewis died at the family farm after being shot by his son, John, in self defense. This info came from an article in "The Hocking Sentinel" May 25,1989 Vol.1, No. 2 of the Hocking County chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society.

Per the National Park Service:

Bickle, Lewis
Side: Union
Location: Ohio
Battle Unit: 75th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
Function: Infantry
Alternate Name: Lewis/Bickel

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Pvt. Wilhelm Ludwig "Lewis" Bickle, USA's Timeline

1836
August 19, 1836
Massenbach, Landkreis Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
1870
May 6, 1870
Ohio, United States
1875
March 7, 1875
Union Furnace, Hocking County, Ohio, United States
1892
February 6, 1892
Age 55
Starr Township, Hocking County, Ohio, United States
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Union Furnace, Hocking County, Ohio, United States