LERCHE, Martin

IL 8th Inf Co B. Residence: Thornton, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 24. Clerk. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 4 Oct 1864 at Chicago, Illinois, as a substitute for Martinius Estabber (looks like) and mustered there on that date. Private. Mustered out on 3 Oct 1865 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 77)

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