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Lewis, Henry E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Charleston, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 8/31/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. D, 4th VT INF, tr to VRC n.d., m/o 10/10/64

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VITALS

Birth: 02/29/1836, Charleston, VT
Death: 10/24/1907

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Allentown, PA
Marker/Plot: Sec. F, Lot #1106
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Fred Otto
Findagrave Memorial #: 21039020

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/6/1890, PA; widow Georgiana, 10/31/1907, PA
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Italo Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Member of E.B. Young Post #87 G.A.R

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Scott M. Lewis, Allentown, PA

Great Grandfather of Deborah Brown, Elizabethtown, KY

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Greenwood Cemetery, Allentown, PA

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Photo

John Gibson Collection

Photo

Ed Italo Collection

Obituary for HENRY E. LEWIS (Aged 71)Obituary for HENRY E. LEWIS (Aged 71) 25 Oct 1907, Fri The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Pennsylvania) Newspapers.com

Webmaster's Note

Henry Lewis's brother Uriah was also a veteran (U.S. Navy), but was born in New Hampshire and died and buried in New York. His descendant Deborah Brown kindly gave us this timeline of Uriah's service:

1837, Feb 18 -- Born in Littleton, NH.
1854-1862 -- Served on the crew of the whaling ships "Elisha Dunbar" and "Coral".
1862, May 27 -- Age 28 at enlistment in US Navy for a term of 2 years as an ordinary seaman, born Littleton, N.H.; hazel eyes, dark hair, 5' 3" tall. Served on the USS Ohio.
1862, Jun 10 -- Transferred to the USS Planter.
1862, Sep 10 -- Transferred to the USS Vermont.
1862, Dec 2 -- Transferred to the USS Vandalia.
1862, Dec 29 -- Transferred to the USS Dandelion as Ordinary Seaman and Quartermaster.
1864, Jun 30 -- Transferred to the USS Savannah.
1864, Aug 6 -- Honorable discharge from Navy at Brooklyn Navy Yard, NY.
1907 -- Applied for pension as Navy Veteran.
1911, Dec 8 -- Died in Albany, NY.