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LEWIS, Alfred

IL 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Rossville, Georgia, and mustered there on 6 Jan 1864. Mustered out 4 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky; $210 of bounty money paid, $190 still due at discharge. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 76) See Louis, Alfred

LEWIS, Andrew

WI 49th Inf Co F. Residence: Linden, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 17 Feb 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On detached service from 27 Sep 1865 through at least 31 Oct 1865 at New Magazine, St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-8,14,24)

LEWIS, Andrew

Residence: Livingstone County, Illinois. From Aurland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LEWIS, Andrew E.

WI 46th Inf Co D. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Springvale, Columbia County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 20 Feb 1865. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-5,13,20; red book vol 51) “Lerris, Andrew”

LEWIS, Augustus

IL 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1861 at Oquawka, and mustered that same day at Cairo, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Rossville, Georgia, and re-mustered there on 6 Jan 1864. Discharged 4 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky; $210 bounty money paid, $190 still due at muster out. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 74, 76)

LEWIS, Carl

LA 10th Inf (Shepherd Guards) Co A. CSA. Residence: New Orleans, Louisiana. Born about 1833 in Norway. Civil War: A laborer. Age 28. Unmarried. Enlisted at Camp Moore, Louisiana, on 22 Jul 1861. Private. “One of only two Norwegians in the entire regiment.” Deserted near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, on the march north to Gettysburg in June 1863. However, he is listed, in 1864, as being present for duty and was detailed to the Divisional Pioneer Corps. Received his final parole at Greensboro, North Carolina, 4 May 1865. Sources: (Lee’s Foreign Legion, a history of the 10th Louisiana Infantry, by Thomas Walter Brooks and Michael Dan Jones. Printed by Watts Printing, Gravenhurst, Ontario. Undated. p159) (www.borgerkrigen.info)

LEWIS, Frank

MN Lt Arty 2nd Batt. Residence: Near Red Wing, Minnesota. Born in Sweden. Came to America under the name “Frank Louis Larson”. Civil War: Post war: Applied for a p;ension in 1917. Sources: (“Minnesota History”, vol 59/4 p149,150)

LEWIS, Henry

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 36. Married. Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 in Dane County. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Discharged from the service for disability at Camp near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 9 Apr 1863, by order of Major General Rosecrans. Post war: Lived in Rock County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20 p70) (TAR) (Buslett p487) (Ulvestad p264) (Ager p305)

LEWIS, Henry L.

IA 27th Inf Co I. Residence: Clayton County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 30 Jan 1864. Mustered 11 Feb 1864. Private. Killed in action on 15 Jul 1864 at Old Town Creek, Mississippi. This soldier was a cousin of Henry L Lewis of McGregor, Iowa, who served in the same company. Sources: (ISW-III cd p67)

LEWIS, Henry L.

IA 27th Inf Co I. Residence: McGregor, Iowa. Born 20 Aug 1845 in Sweden, a son of Peter and Carrie Lewis. Came to Iowa in 1857 with his father and siblings. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 18 Dec 1863. Private. Discharged from the service 2 Jan 1866. Post war: In April 1866 he came to Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota. Married on 7 Jun 1872 to Christina Fahlen, a Swedish immigrant. Four children. Died at home on 13 Jul 1927. Buried in Oscar Lake cemetery, Douglas County. He was a cousin of “H. Lewis” who served in the same Infantry company. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file) (“History of Douglas and Grant Counties” Constant Larson, editor; publ. 1916, B.F.Bowen & Co, Indianapolis; p446) (Obituary, Park Region Echo, Alexandria, Minnesota, 14 Jul 1927; p 4 col 2 and 21 Jul 1926 p 1 col 6)

LEWIS, Knute S.

IL 8th Cav Co F. Residence: Evanston, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Sep 1861. Mustered 12 Sep 1861 at St. Charles, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 30 Nov 1863 and re-mustered the same day at Culpepper Court House, Virginia. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p122, 123)

LEWIS, Lars

WI Hv Arty Co F. Residence: Cortland, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Sep 1864 at Portage, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out on 26 Jun 1865 at Washington DC, with his company. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 245-7; 246-4; red book vol 6)

LEWIS, Lewis

IA 27th Inf Co I. Residence: Mendon, Clayton County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 15 Dec 1863. Mustered 9 Jan 1864. Private. Transferred to IA 12th Inf Co I on 15 Jul 1865. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. [See IA 27th inf Co I]. Sources: (ISW-II cd p83)

LEWIS, Ole

From Skien, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Doylestown, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LEWIS, Ole

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Enrolled 4 Oct 1864. Mustered 18 Oct 1864. Private. Died 18 Jun 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p583) (MCIW p622) (Ulvestad p307)

LEWIS, Peder

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Franklin County, Iowa, in 1890. Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LEWIS, Peter

WI 46th Inf Co A. Residence: Wayne, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 9 Feb 1865 at Monroe, Green County, and mustered 13 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On detached service to Brigade Headquarters beginning 20 Jun 1865. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-2,13,17; red book vol 51)

LEWIS, Peter

IA 27th Inf Co I. Residence: Clayton County. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 8 Dec 1863. Mustered 9 Jan 1864. Private. Transferred to IA 12th Inf Co I on 15 Jul 1865. Promoted to Corporal on 11 Nov 1865. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-II cd p83; ISW-III cd p67)

LEWIS, Simeon

MN 5th Inf Co H. Residence: Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Vraadal, Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Drafted. Mustered 14 Nov 1864. Private. Died 19 Jul 1865 at Demopolis, Alabama. Sources: (MINN p263) (MCIW p296) (Ulvestad p307) “Lewis, Simon”

LEWISEN, Lewis

From Trondelagen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Sioux City, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LEWISEN, Ole

DT 1st Cavalry. From Voss, Norway. Indian War: Private. Served from 1862 to 1865. Post war: Lived in Clay County, South Dakota. Dead (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LEWISON, Alexander

WI 14th Inf Co I. Residence: Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Black River Falls. Enlistment credited to Albion, Jackson County. Mustered 14 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Was all through the Red River campaign. Was sent sick to the Overton U. S. General hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, on 4 Jun 1864 and died there that day of chronic diarrhea. Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p170)

LEWISON, Lars

WI 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Rising Sun, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Died at Madison on 3 Mar 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p182)

LEWISON, Lewis

WI 22nd Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8’. Drafted from Marcellum, Wisconsin, and enrolled for one year on 28 Sep 1864. Private. This unit in North Carolina on 30 Apr 1865 was ordered to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become permanent guard there. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1)

LEWISON, Lewis

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Amherst, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LEWISON, Ole

WI 43rd Inf Co H. Residence: Wingville, Grant County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 5 Sep 1865 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with his company on 24 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-9,12; red book vol 48; blue book 49)

LEWISON, Ole

WI 23rd Inf Co D. Residence: Blue Mounds, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 24. Enlisted 14 Aug 1862 at Blue Mounds. Mustered 30 Aug 1862. Private. Killed in action at Carrion Crow on 3 Nov 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13) (Love p1095)

LEWISON, Ole

DT 1st Cav Co A. Born 6 Mar 1834 at Stalheim, Norway, son of Lars Olsen Stahlheim and Ablen Sivle. Indian War: Age 27. Enrolled 27 Jan 1862 at Vermillion, Dakota Territory. Private. Took part in the Sioux campaigns. Discharged from the service 9 May 1865 at Vermillion. Post war: Married Ellen. Son and daughter survive. Died 1 Feb 1880 at age 45 at Vermillion and is buried in Clay Creek Cemetery. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)

LEWISTON, Lewis

MN 10th Inf Co D. Residence: Wanamingo, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Enrolled 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 9 Oct 1862. Private. Corporal. Discharged from the service 28 Jul 1865, while absent from his company. Sources: (MINN p471) (MCIW p478)

LEWISTON, Ole

DT 1st Cavalry Battalion Co A. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099)

LEWISTON, Peter

IL 17th Inf Unassigned. Residence: Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 27. Laborer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Galesburg, Illinois. Mustered on 22 Feb 1864 at Camp Butler near Springfield, Illinois. Private. Recruit. Transferred to IL 8th Inf Co B. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 43)

LEWISTON, Thomas

WI 3rd Cav Co M. Born in Norway. Civil War: Butcher. Age 26. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5¾”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Mar 1862 at Boscobel, Grant County, Wisconsin. Private. Re-mustered 29 Mar 1864 at Fort Scott, Kansas. Bounty $100. (The re-mustering is explained as needed because “the previous mustering officer was not authorized to make such muster and no rolls had been sent to the Adjutant General’s office.”) Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 215-14)