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Confederate (CSV)


Christopher P. Lewis

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 48th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was conscripted and enlisted there as a Private in Company I, 48th North Carolina Infantry on 16 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and afterwards listed as missing.

The rest of the War

He was a prisoner at Fort Delaware until 2 October when he was sent to Aikens Landing, VA for exchange. He was officially exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA by 8 October, transferred to a hospital in Danville, VA on 13 March 1863, and furloughed home on 27 May for 30 days. He was surrendered and paroled at Lynchburg, VA on 15 April 1865.

References & notes

His service information from Moore,1 as Christie O. Lewis, and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3.


1   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vool. 3, pp. 388 - 389  [AotW citation 6553]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27792]