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 William Delaware Lewis, Jr

William Delaware Lewis, Jr

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Jan 1872 (aged 44)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section A, Lot 91-102
Memorial ID 21829 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served first as Colonel and commander of the 3-month service 18th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, then as Colonel and commander of the 110th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He led his regiment in the Battles of 1st Winchester (March 23, 1862) and Port Royal (June 8, 1862) during the Union Army's unsuccessful campaign to defeat Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign. In December 1862 his resigned his commission, his health having been ruined by his service. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services in the field during the war", fully two years after he left the Union Army.

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  • Added: 19 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21829
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Delaware Lewis, Jr (19 May 1827–19 Jan 1872), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21829, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .