Private Lewis Manz, Company C.
Lewis Manz was from Greenfield. He was wounded at Chancellorsville,
in his hand causing permanent stiffening. Lewis was also captured at Chancellorsville,
was held prisoner in Richmond, and after being exchanged, he rejoined the
regiment in Tennessee; Lewis was discharged on September 2, 1864, due to
his wounds. He was a member of the Robert Chivas Post No. 2, G.A.R. and
also a member of the Twenty-Sixth Regiment Association. After the war he
returned to Hales Corners and became a postal letter carrier for over fifty
years. He retired in 1915 and died at the Soldiers' Home as oldest letter
carrier in U.S.