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Walter L. Lightcap
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Walter Lightcap, page 594 On September 21, 1861, when nineteen years of age, Mr. Lightcap enlisted as a private in the Twenty-ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and was a soldier throughout the remainder of the war. His term of enlistment was for three years, and after his honorable discharge he reenlisted and became a veteran. He was honorably discharged fromservice December 2, 1865, several months after the close of actual hostilities between the North and the South. He received his discharge at Marietta, Georgia. In the course of four years he had participated in many of the historic campaigns throughout the South. Among the better known battles in which he engaged were those at Shiloh, Stone River and Chickamauga. Though frequently in the midst of the heavy fighting, he escaped with only one slight wound and was never taken prisoner nor spent a day in a hospital. He came out of the war with the rank of first sergeant.
- Erica Hill
 Added: Aug. 30, 2013
 
He served with Co. C, 29th Regt., Ind. Vol. Inf. He enlised 9/23/1861, and was discharged 12/2/1865.
- Craig Rohrer
 Added: Jan. 17, 2007
 
 
 
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