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G.N. Lewis Jr.

G.N. Lewis Jr.

Confederate (CSV)

Private

George Noland Lewis, Jr.

(1837 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Education: U of Virginia, Class of 1858

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Known as "Nole" or Noland, he was a wealthy 23 year old farmer in Monterey, AL when he enlisted in Company G, 9th Alabama Infantry on 6 June 1861. He was in action at Yorktown, Williamsburg, Gaines' Mill, Frazier's Farm, and Second Manassas in Virginia earlier in 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from the Alabama Archives,1 which has him as G.N. Lewis, Sr. Thanks to Marian Crenshaw Austin for the pointer to Private Lewis and details about him, and for his picture from a very faded copy of a photograph.

His first cousin, also named George Nolan Lewis, was in the same Company. That George was not at Sharpsburg, but was badly wounded at Gettysburg, wounded and captured in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864, and died while a prisoner in Elmira, NY on 6 February 1865.

Birth

11/01/1837; Buter County, AL

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: //civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=119060  [AotW citation 20457]