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William S. Lewis

Birth
Madison County, Alabama, USA
Death
Sep 1862 (aged 30–31)
Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial
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William S. Lewis was the son of Daniel Augustus Lewis and Betsy Young Hughes Lewis. Daniel Augustus Lewis was born circa 1805, KY, and d. circa 1848, Marshall Co., AL. Betsy Young Hughes Lewis was b. circa 1811, d. circa 1848. Betsy Young Hughes Lewis was the daughter of William Young and Catherine Unknown

William S. Lewis married Hannah Amanda Martin, 01 July 1857, Marshall Co., AL, daughter of Henry Martin. In the 1860 Marshall Co., AL census he is listed with Hannah, wife and two daughters: Charlotte Catherine Lewis, b. 1858 and Amanda Lewis, b. 1860.

William S. Lewis, enlisted in the Civil War on 7 April 1862 in the 48th Alabama Confederate Regiment, Company D, under the command of Colonel James Lawrence Sheffield. According to records, Colonel Sheffield was sent to the Huntsville, AL area to form a regiment made up from the counties of Jackson, DeKalb, Cherokee, Marshall, Blount, Colbert and Calhoun counties and the troops were formed in May, Auburn, AL. The records of Colonel James L. Sheffield state W.S. Lewis of Warrington (Warrenton, Big Spring, AL was wounded and died September 1862, Sharpsburg, Maryland. (Sources: 1. Alabama u002C Civil War Soldiers, 1860-1865. Author: Historical record roll, dated near Richmond, Virginia, 1865
2. U.S Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.

Also enlisted in the same 48th Alabama Confederate Regiment under the command of Colonel James Lawrence Sheffield was William S. Lewis's wife Hannah's 1st cousins, Henry Clay Martin and William M. Martin, sons of Miles C. Martin. Miles C. Martin was the brother to Hannah's father, Henry Martin. On the 1850 Marshall County Alabama Census, the two families of Henry Martin and Miles C. Martin are found living with one dwelling in between them.
Henry Clay Martin is found as having enlisted in the Civil War the same day 7 April 1862, Warrenton, AL, same regiment, company D, as William S. Lewis. According to the pension record for Nancy A. Martin, the wife of William M. Martin, he was in the same regiment for confederate troops formed in May and he died July 1862 at Montgomery, AL from measles.

Hannah Martin Lewis remarried to Simeon Garrett on 7 July 1864, Marshall County, AL. She died sometimes between 1871-1880, Longtown, Panola County, Mississippi. She is found on the 1870 census with husband, Simeon Garrett with her children, Charlotte Catherine Lewis, Amanda B. Lewis and Henry Pinkney Garrett and William Garrett. On the 1880 Longtown, Panola County, MS census, Simeon is found as a widower with sons Henry Pinkney Garrett and William Garrett.
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William S. Lewis was the son of Daniel Augustus Lewis and Betsy Young Hughes Lewis. Daniel Augustus Lewis was born circa 1805, KY, and d. circa 1848, Marshall Co., AL. Betsy Young Hughes Lewis was b. circa 1811, d. circa 1848. Betsy Young Hughes Lewis was the daughter of William Young and Catherine Unknown

William S. Lewis married Hannah Amanda Martin, 01 July 1857, Marshall Co., AL, daughter of Henry Martin. In the 1860 Marshall Co., AL census he is listed with Hannah, wife and two daughters: Charlotte Catherine Lewis, b. 1858 and Amanda Lewis, b. 1860.

William S. Lewis, enlisted in the Civil War on 7 April 1862 in the 48th Alabama Confederate Regiment, Company D, under the command of Colonel James Lawrence Sheffield. According to records, Colonel Sheffield was sent to the Huntsville, AL area to form a regiment made up from the counties of Jackson, DeKalb, Cherokee, Marshall, Blount, Colbert and Calhoun counties and the troops were formed in May, Auburn, AL. The records of Colonel James L. Sheffield state W.S. Lewis of Warrington (Warrenton, Big Spring, AL was wounded and died September 1862, Sharpsburg, Maryland. (Sources: 1. Alabama u002C Civil War Soldiers, 1860-1865. Author: Historical record roll, dated near Richmond, Virginia, 1865
2. U.S Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.

Also enlisted in the same 48th Alabama Confederate Regiment under the command of Colonel James Lawrence Sheffield was William S. Lewis's wife Hannah's 1st cousins, Henry Clay Martin and William M. Martin, sons of Miles C. Martin. Miles C. Martin was the brother to Hannah's father, Henry Martin. On the 1850 Marshall County Alabama Census, the two families of Henry Martin and Miles C. Martin are found living with one dwelling in between them.
Henry Clay Martin is found as having enlisted in the Civil War the same day 7 April 1862, Warrenton, AL, same regiment, company D, as William S. Lewis. According to the pension record for Nancy A. Martin, the wife of William M. Martin, he was in the same regiment for confederate troops formed in May and he died July 1862 at Montgomery, AL from measles.

Hannah Martin Lewis remarried to Simeon Garrett on 7 July 1864, Marshall County, AL. She died sometimes between 1871-1880, Longtown, Panola County, Mississippi. She is found on the 1870 census with husband, Simeon Garrett with her children, Charlotte Catherine Lewis, Amanda B. Lewis and Henry Pinkney Garrett and William Garrett. On the 1880 Longtown, Panola County, MS census, Simeon is found as a widower with sons Henry Pinkney Garrett and William Garrett.
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Gravesite Details

His body may or may not have been returned from the Battle at Sharpsburg, MD to Marshall County, AL



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