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Federal (USV)


Lewis Goery

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 90th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

About age 25, he enlisted and mustered for 3 months' service as a Private in Company B, 19th Pennsylvania Infantry on 27 April 1861 in Philadelphia. He mustered out with them on 29 August, enlisted again, and mustered as Private, Company I, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry on 17 September 1861 in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

His foot was amputated and he was probably discharged for disability. He was listed as "not accounted for" on his Company's muster-out roll.

References & notes

His service from the Card File 1 and Bates.2 Wound information from Nelson.3


c. 1836


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23491]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23492]

3   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. 225  [AotW citation 23493]