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Federal (USV)


Lewis L. Simpson

(c. 1842 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19 years. Enlisted September 17, 1861 at Unadilla to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Co. K, October 21, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left knee in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap on South Mountain.

The rest of the War

His left leg was amputated just above the knee at a United States Hospital in Maryland, on or about September 17, 1862, and he was discharged for disability February 5, 1863 at Frederick City, MD.

After the War

He returned home and died there on 1 May 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Details from family genealogist Pat Simpson.


c. 1842


5/01/1863; in NY; burial in Methodist Cemetery, Sand Hill, 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. 242 - 324  [AotW citation 12484]