On July 16, 1865 he mustered out in Louisville, Kentucky. He married at the age of 50 for the first time. Although Herman was raised a Methodist, he practiced the Catholic religion, the faith of his wife.
In 1910 at the age of 65 he entered the United States National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers suffering from asthma and bronchitis. The facility was initially for Civil War Veterans, but later accepted vets from the War of 1812 and then WWI. In 1930 the name was changed to the Veterans Administration Hospital to serve all Veterans. Herman was described as being five feet five inches tall, gray eyes and gray hair, a farmer by trade.
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