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Corp Lewis H Botsford
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Birth: 1832
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1863

On the census for 1860, Lewis and Mary are living in Wheatfield, Ingham, MI. with their 3 small chilren who were all born in NY. Mary is listed as coming from Canada. The census lists them only by initials.
C. Botsford b. 1855
F. Botsford b. 1858
A. Botsford b. 1859

On August 18, 1863, Corporal Lewis H. Botsford of Co. H. 26th Michigan was discharged for disability at Washington, D.C. He had enlisted from Williamston, Ingham County, on August 12, 1862, at the age of 30. His grave is listed in the Portageville Pioneer Cemetery at New York.

26th Michigan service included: Camp Jackson, Alexandria, Washington, Suffolk, & the New York Draft Riots

Name: Lewis H. Botsford
Military Rank: Corp.
Military Company: H
Military Regiment: 26
State: Michigan
Military Unit: Infantry
Event Date: 21 Nov 1863
Affiliate Name: National Archives and Records Administration
Affiliate Record Type: Civil War Pensions

Name: Lewis H. Botsford
Event Type: Military Service
Military Beginning Rank: Private
Military Final Rank: Corporal
Military Side: Union
State or Military Term: Michigan
Military Unit: 26th Regiment, Michigan Infantry
Military Company: H
Affiliate Film Number: 4
Family links: 
  Ebenezer Botsford (1794 - 1872)
  Mary Polly Bennett Botsford (1797 - 1867)
  Sarah Botsford Howe (1816 - 1881)*
  James Giles Botsford (1823 - 1899)*
  Lewis H Botsford (1832 - 1863)
*Calculated relationship
Portageville Cemetery
Wyoming County
New York, USA
Maintained by: Sandy Vandertol
Originally Created by: Mr. Overmyer
Record added: Mar 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49431184
Corp Lewis H Botsford
Added by: Matthew Waack
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R.I.P. Your 3rd great grand nephew. Lewis was the son of Ebenezer Botsford and Mary "Polly" Bennett. Widow's name was Mary E. Brower and had 2 sons a 1 daughter. Daughter Mary (Botsford) Schermerhorn born 1858
- Matthew Waack
 Added: May. 23, 2011
- Mr. Overmyer
 Added: Mar. 8, 2010

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