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Federal (USV)


Lewis Houston

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Owen County, he mustered as Private in Company H, 14th Indiana Infantry on 7 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the arm and chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a field hospital, probably the Division hospital on the Dr. Otho J. Smith farm or at the Smoketown hospital, but died of wounds on 4 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Adjutant General1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Casualty information from Nelson2.


10/04/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 285  [AotW citation 18703]

2   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. 254  [AotW citation 18704]