(1835 - 1919)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
He came to Milwaukee by way of Quebec in 1860 at age 25. He worked as a laborer there. Listed from Williamstown, he enlisted in Company E, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot to the left leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam. His brother Ehrenfried was killed at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, in action at Chancellorsville, VA (May 1863) in the same leg. He mustered out on 1 July 1864 at the end of his term of service. His brother Ernst Wilhelm Bergmann was mortally wounded at Beverly Ford, VA (June 1863) and died in Washington, DC on 8 July 1863.
After the War
He returned to Milwaukee and married there in 1865. He moved to Pawnee County, Nebraska in 1869, then moved to Kansas in 1877. He was a farmer.
References & notes
03/02/1835; Riemendorf, Silesia, PRUSSIA
12/28/1919 Axtell, KS; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Axtell, KS