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Federal (USV)


David Lewis

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enrolled in Company C, 8th Ohio Infantry as First Lieutenant at age 23 on 5 June 1861.

On the Campaign

Acting Adjutant on the Maryland Campaign.

The rest of the War

Appointed Adjutant on 1 November 1862. Promoted to Captain, Company G in 15 January 1863. Probably wounded at Frederickburg, VA on 13 December. Wounded in action at the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864 and absent in hospital in Washington, DC. Mustered out 13 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1. Details from the State Roster.


c. 1838


1   Sawyer, Franklin, and George A. Groot, editor, A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y, Cleveland: Fairbanks & Co., Printers, 1881, pp. 74 - 81  [AotW citation 14865]