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 Jesse Galley Lewis

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Jesse Galley Lewis

  • Birth 5 Jan 1841 Tennessee, USA
  • Death 21 May 1910 Thomasville, Oregon County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Thomasville, Oregon County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 25090877

Married Mary Charlotte Moore on March 14, 1866.



James Henry Lewis (1867-1943)
Franklin Ceymour Lewis (1868-1930)
Rutha Delila Lewis (1870-1961)
Florence Bell Lewis (1872-1961)
Sarah Belle Lewis (1875-1881)
William Russell Lewis (1877-1949)
Jesse Galley Lewis, Jr. (1880-1880)
Thomas Campbell Lewis (1881-1969)
Benjamin Bennett Lewis (1884-1970)
John Dillard Lewis (1886-1958)

A veteran of the Civil War, Jesse served with the Confederate Tennessee Troops, 35th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (5th Infantry) (1st Mountain Rifle Regiment)

The 35th Infantry Regiment formerly the 5th Tennessee Regiment Provisional Army, [also called 1st Mountain Rifle Regiment] was organized during September, 1861, at Camp Smartt, near McMinnville, Tennessee. Its men were from the counties of Grundy, Warren, Van Buren, Cannon, Sequatchie, DeKalb, Hamilton, and Bledsoe. It fought at Shiloh, Shelton's Hill, Richmond, Perryville, then moved to Knoxville, Shelbyville, and later Murfreesboro. During the war it was assigned to General L.E. Polk's, Granbury's, and Palmer's Brigade, Army of Tennessee, and from September, 1863, to April, 1864, consolidated with Nixon's 48th Regiment.

The 35th participated in many battles from Murfreesboro to Atlanta, returned to Tennesee with Hood, and saw action in North Carolina. It had 369 engaged at Shiloh, lost nine percent of the 295 in the Richmond fight, and sustained 25 casualties at Murfreesboro. Twenty-nine percent of the 215 at Chickamauga were disabled and in December, 1863, the 35th/48th totalled 251 men and 207 arms. On April 26, 1865, it surrendered. The field officers were Colonel Benjamin J. Hill; Lieutenant Colonels R.B. Roberts, Joseph A. Smith, and John L. Spurlock; and Majors Joseph Brown, William W.J. Broawnlow, and G.S. Deakins.

Per MO Death certificate #13938, burial 22/May/1910.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Galley Lewis (5 Jan 1841–21 May 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25090877, citing Union Hill Cemetery, Thomasville, Oregon County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Charles A. Lewis (contributor 47162573) .