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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John C. Lewis

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 24, he enlisted in Mobile as Private, Company B, 3rd Alabama Infantry in April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his chest and captured in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated in a US army hospital and paroled, date not given.

References & notes

His service from the Alabama Archives,1 with details from additional research by artist and author of an upcoming novel of the Third Alabama, Booth Malone [his 3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment blog]. He's also seen as John A. and John H. Lewis.

Birth

c. 1837

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=118742  [AotW citation 25979]