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Federal (USV)

Corporal

John M. Lewis, Jr.

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old farmer from Bartholomew County, he mustered as Private, Company C, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 13 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at a Sharpsburg field hospital on 26 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database, which has him as John Lervis. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

11/05/1840; Columbus, IN

Death

09/26/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh, IN

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 582  [AotW citation 18460]