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Federal (USV)


James Lewis

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company D.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 18, a carpenter in Boston on enlistment in June 1861. Wounded in action 30 August 1862 at 2nd Bull Run. Missing in action at Gettysburg, PA 1 July 1863. Promoted Sergeant. Wounded at Cold Harbor, VA 30 May 1864. Transferred to the 39th Massachusetts Infantry in June 1864.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 24 - 29  [AotW citation 6752]