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Confederate (CSV)


Abner McCoy Lewis

Home State: Georgia

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Georgia Infantry


see his Battle Report

Before Sharpsburg

Entered service as 2nd Lieutenant, Company B, 2nd Georgia Volunteer Infantry on 12 July 1861. He was elected Captain of the company on 28 April 1862.

On the Campaign

After the battle he was commanding the Regiment as senior officer present, and wrote the unit's after-action report.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again at Chickamauga on 19 September 1863, and had a leg amputated. He was appointed Major of the Regiment 15 January 1864. He retired on disability on 23 December 1864.

References & notes

Service data from US Archives record found on CWSSS 1, with further details from a Company B muster roll posted by Virginia Crilley on USGenWeb.


1   US National Park Service, Department of the Interior, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, Published c. 1999, first accessed 01 January 2000, <>  [AotW citation 96]