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Federal (USV)


Lewis Herry

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was age 24 years when he enlisted at Rochester, and he mustered in as Private, Company A, 108th New York Infantry on 27 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 23 November for chronic diarrhea but died there on 5 December 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried in Frederick but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2. Hospital details from the Patient List,3 as Lewis Henry. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1838


12/05/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3634]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 34 (for the Year 1903)  [AotW citation 8866]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #696  [AotW citation 25138]