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Birth: Oct., 1832
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1912
Madera
Madera County
California, USA

Company 'E'
3 Wisconsin L.A.

3rd Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery. "Badger Artillery"

Organized on Oct 10 1861 at Camp Utley, Racine, WI. Enlistment term: 3 years. Mustered out on Jul 20 1865 at Madison, WI.

Available statistics:
- Enlisted or commissioned: 245
- Killed or died of wounds (Enlisted men): 6
- Died of disease (Enlisted men): 21
- Prisoner of war: 10
- Died while prisoner of war: 7
- Disabled: 50
- Deserted: 3
- Discharged: 8
- Mustered out: 143
- Transferred out: 6

The 3rd Wisconsin Light Artillery Battery Regiment participated at the battle of Chickamauga where it was overwhelmed by numbers and driven from the field, losing 5 of its 6 guns, 33 horses and 26 men killed, wounded and missing. It was stationed at Chattanooga during 1864, on guard and garrison duty, and was transferred to Murfreesboro in the spring of 1865.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ruth M. Williams (1836 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Ida E. Williams Marshall (1859 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Invalid application # 986368, filed 6 Nov 1890. Widows application #981.052 filed 21 Feb, 1912
 
Burial:
Arbor Vitae Cemetery
Madera
Madera County
California, USA
Plot: Blk 2 Row 2
 
Created by: Row Walker
Record added: Sep 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58292515
Pvt Lewis D. Williams
Added by: Row Walker
 
 
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Lewis D. Williams enlisted as a Private in the Third Independent Battery, Wisconsin Volunteer Light Artillery on 2 Sep 1861 for three years. This unit served in the Army of the Cumberland in the Western Theater of the Civil War and saw service in Kentuck...(Read more)
- Louis Mosier
 Added: Sep. 12, 2012
With a prayer for Lewis. RIP.
- Row Walker
 Added: Sep. 7, 2010
 
 
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