Boebel [Bobel] was a printer from Milwaukee, before the war. He
was appointed Lieutenant Colonel, January 18, 1863, from Captain of Company
H. He was wounded at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863. Hans' lower half of right
femur was amputated. He was discharged on May 28, 1864, due to his disability
because of his wounds. After the war Hans served as clerk in office of
City Treasurer and was twice elected Milwaukee City Treasurer. Later he
held a federal position as Deputy Revenue Collector, as well as officer
in Milwaukee Turnverein. He was a noted dramatic actor in its stage productions
and a prominent freethinker. He was a member of Robert Chivas Post No.
2, G.A.R. and a member of the Twenty-Sixth Regiment Association.