Rep Everard Bierer

4 March 2020

Captain Everard Bierer, Company F, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves was wounded at Turner’s Gap on South Mountain in September 1862. While recovering he was assigned to command Camp Curtin in Harrisburg. After organizing 5 new regiments there he was commissioned Colonel of one – the 171st Pennsylvania Infantry. He mustered out with them in September 1863 then served 3 months with the Veteran Reserve Corps in early 1864.

He was a farmer, lawyer, and politician in Kansas after the war. His picture here is from a panel of photographs of members of the Kansas House of Representatives for 1868, online from the Kansas Historical Society.

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