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Federal (USV)


Lewis Bennett Heath

(1838 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 23 years. Enlisted October 2, 1861, at Windsor, to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Co. G, October 16, 1861; promoted Sergeant October 31, 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 on South Mountain, MD.

The remainder of the War:
He deserted January 20, 1863 from the General Hospital, Washington, DC.

After the War:
By 1905 he was a carpenter and farmer living in Knox, IN.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Further details from family genealogists.

Birth Date: 5/08/1838    Place of Birth: Windsor, NY    
Burial Place: Windsor Village Cemetery, Windsor, NY


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 230 -   [AotW citation 12458]

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