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Federal (USV)


Lewis Bell

(c. 1831 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 82nd New York Infantry (2nd Militia)

Before Antietam

Age 30 years, he enlisted at New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company A, 82nd New York Infantry on 1 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company E , Fifty Ninth New York Infantry on 10 July 1864.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service information from the Roster.


c. 1831


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 129  [AotW citation 16369]

2   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, Ser. No. 29, pg. 257  [AotW citation 24773]