Peter Heer

born c. 1820 - died before 1889

served in the Civil War as an orderly under Sherman's command.

died unmarried


Peter Heer

Discharge Papers


Peter Heer

Civil War Veteran

From Jennifer Heer Norman:

Born in 1823 in Bavaria, immigrated in 1842 with his father and stepmother, Christian and Christine (Horsch) Heer, and siblings; Heinrich, Christian, David, Daniel, Christiana.

He served in the 82nd IL Infantry, Co.E, rank of Wagoner/Teamster. Died on 5 March 1881, buried at Old Miner's Cemetery, East Galena, Jo Daviess County.


Picture and images contributed by Jennifer Heer Norman