Johannes Saam, Immigrant and Union Soldier 

Nearly 200 years ago, on 9 May 1822, Johann Saam was born in Hesse-Cassel (Germany) in the Saam family home. The Saam family had lived in that home for over 300 years (1). Sometime between 1847 and 1857 Johann’s brother Bernard went to the US and settled in Eagle River, Michigan (1). We do not … Continue reading Johannes Saam, Immigrant and Union Soldier 

Harold Herman in WWI

Corporal, US Army 32nd Division 126th Infantry Excerpts from unpublished, “Chronological Events in the life of Louis T. Herman” By Harold’s father, Louis T Herman~1933 In honor of all of those who have served and their families Note: Original spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure has been retained. All underlines are from the original. Within ten … Continue reading Harold Herman in WWI