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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Lewis Matthewson

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company F, 8th Ohio Infantry as Corporal at age 20 on 5 June 1861. He was appointed Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Ohio1. Sawyer has him as Corporal Louis Mathews.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pp. 250 - 256  [AotW citation 14738]