Blue Earth County and the Civil War: Company H 2nd Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry

E. Winston Grundmeier
Issue Date: 
Spring 2011

The author describes the role of the 2nd Regiment, which recruited from Blue Earth Country, in the Civil War, including the battle of Chickamauga, for which they were awarded congressional medals of honor. Also describes the personal lives of a number of soldiers of Company H.

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Civil War, Company H 2nd Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Chickamauga, Joseph Burger, L. N. Holmes, S. DeWitt Parsons, Lewis Bennert, William A. Clark, William C. Durkee, William A. Ford, Jerome Dane, Henry C. Tibbitts, Milton Hanna, Henry Hilton, Uriah S. Karmany, Josiah Keene, Byron E. Pay, Billings P. Sibley, Thomas G. Quayle, Grand Army of the Republic