Hiram Bissell

2d Lieutenant
111th Pennsylvania Volunteers

Contributed by Paul Stigers, his great-great-grandson

Sergeant Bissell

Enlisted October 13, 1861; promoted to 2d Lt. on May 1, 1864; captured at Peach Tree Creek, Ga. on July 20, 1864; mustered out with company on July 19, 1865.

Applied for a pension July 15, 1890, Application No. 813,607, Certificate No. 590,629; died May 14, 1930 at Tama, Iowa and buried in Oak Hill Cemetery. His widow applied for a pension, Application No. 1,676,026, Certificate No. A 2-7-31.


Samuel P. Bates. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865.

Bissell Family History.

Boyle, John Richard. Soldiers True The story of the 111th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry

Chapman, Samuel D. History of Tama County, Iowa: Its cities, towns and villages, with early reminiscences, personal incidents and anecdotes and a complete business directory of the county.

National Archives. Index to Civil War and Later Pension Records.

United States Government Military Records. 2nd Lieutenant on May 1, 1864.






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