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Louis Ferdinand Fix
Captain, United States Army
 Louis Ferdinand Fix was born in Luxembourg on September 1, 1829. His father was Moyse Benjamin Fix and his mother was O. Godchaux.

Louis served in the German Navy and the Italian Army and received commendations from Garibaldi after being wounded at the battle of Volturno.

Louis also commanded the Belgian brig, Virginia. Louis emigrated to the United States and married Emma Jaeger in 1863 in Columbus Ohio.(Emma Jaeger is believed to have been born in Hesse, Germany).

Louis served as a Captain in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry and as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Missouri State Militia during the Civil War.

Louis settled in Washington, D.C. after the war and worked for the War Department. Louis' children lived in Vineland, New Jersey. One of his daughters, Alice Maude Fix, married Gilbert Randall and their daughter, Gladys, is my maternal grandmother.
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FIX, LOUIS FERDINAND L
CAPT B 58TH OHIO INF CW
DATE OF DEATH: 03/29/1893
BURIED AT:   SITE LOT 42 C
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

LF Fix Gravesite PHOTO  LF Fix Gravesite PHOTO

LF Fix Gravesite PHOTOFix is the bright white stone second to the right from the big tree.
Photos Courtesy of Holly, February 2006


Posted: 19 November 2005 Updated: 19 February 2006