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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Lewis Hicks

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 24 year old farmer, he mustered as Private, Company G, 15th Alabama Infantry on 3 July 1861 in Abbeville, AL. He was promoted to Corporal on 10 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the face and jaw in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Staunton, VA on 11 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Alabama Archives.1 Wound detail from his Compiled Military Service Records (via the Historical Data Systems database). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1837 in AL

Death

10/11/1862; Staunton, VA; burial in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=89834, /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=898  [AotW citation 20064]