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Federal (USV)


Lewis Bennett Heath

(1838 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 on South Mountain, MD.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Further details from family genealogists.


5/08/1838; Windsor, NY


Date not known; burial in 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]