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Confederate (CSV)


Trevanion Dudley Lewis

(1839 - 1863)

Home State: Louisiana

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He had been 2nd Lieutenant, Company A (the 'Creole Guards' from East Baton Rouge Parish), of the 8th Louisiana, and was appointed Major of the Regiment 7 May 1862, shortly after its April reorganization.

On the Campaign

He was wounded at the battle.

The rest of the War

He was promoted Lieutenant Colonel 15 October 1862 (but may have held that rank at Sharpsburg), and Colonel of the Regiment 6 April 1863. He was killed in command at Gettysburg on 2 July, in the attack on Cemetery Hill.

References & notes

Source: the 8th Infantry page at the Acadians in Gray website, from Steven A. Cormier; and
Record Rolls of 8th Louisiana Infantry, LHA Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA - posted online by N. Wayne Cosby.


1839; Baton Rouge, LA


7/2/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA