BIOGRAPHIES OF SIOUX COUNTY
SURNAMES "F"


EDMOND GUSTAV FECHET

Edmond was born in Michigan on 11 July 1844. In 1890 he was living/stationed at Fort Yates. Edmond made a career of the U.S. Army. He enlisted in Company A, Michigan 7th Infantry Regiment on 22 August 1861. He was promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 1 September 1862 then promoted to Full Quarter Master Sergemt on 13 October 1863. He was promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 1 May 1863. He mustered out on 31 July 1863 at Morrisville, Virginia but then enlisted in Company G, Michigan 10th Cavalry Regiment on 14 October 1863. He was then promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 30 December 1863 then to Full 1st Lieutenant on 21 December 1864. He then mustered out again on 21 Nov 1865 at Detroit, Michigan. Records indicate he was promoted to Brevet 1st Lieutenant on 02 March 1867 and then promoted to Brevet Captain on 02 Mar 1867 [sic]. He was a retired Major by 1900. He died on 15 November 1910 at Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois. Burial, Tombstone, Photo.


FRANK BENNETT FISKE

See Biography/Obituary/Profession Information at Fort Yates page.