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Federal (USV)


John Lewis

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 23 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 11 August 1862 and mustered as Private.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in action in all the engagements of his Company, was promoted to Corporal on 30 July 1864. He was detached 1 January 1865 at Savannah, GA to take charge of the drum corps and mustered out of service with his Company on 8 June 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1.


c. 1839 in ENGLAND


1   D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pg. 57  [AotW citation 17200]