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Lieut Levins E. Bostwick

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Lieut Levins E. Bostwick Veteran

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17 Sep 1862
Maryland, USA
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Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
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Civil War Union Army Officer. He was mustered in as a Corporal in Company A, 14th Indiana Volunteer Infantry on June 7, 1861. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on May 4, 1862, he served until he was killed in action at the September 17, 1862 Battle of Antietam, Maryland.

Brought Home. -- On Thursday afternoon the remains of Lieut. Lewis Bostwick of company A, 14th Regiment Indiana Volunteers were brought to Lancaster for interment. He was the son of Daniel Bostwick, well known in the lower part of the county. When the rebellion first broke out Lieut. Bostwick tendered his services to the Government, and served in the West Virginia campaign under Generals Rosecranx and McClellan, with credit and ability. He also followed McClellan through the Peninsular campaign, and participated in nearly all the battles fought during that gloomy period of our Nation's history, escaping unharmed only to yield up his bright young life at Antietam. Our readers may perhaps remember seeing an account after that terrible struggle was over, of three officers who were found laying together in or near a barn in the neighborhood of the battle field, two of them were dead, the third was alive, but died shortly after being discovered, and who proved to be Lieut. Bostwick. Thus fell, in the full tide of manhood, another of Columbia's heroes, a victim to the machinations of as foul a set of demons as ever were permitted to desolate this earth. Lieut. Bostwick was only 24 years of age, and was the pride and hope of his family. His remains were privately interred in the Woodward Hill Cemetery. -- The Inquirer, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17Apr1863, p. 3.
Civil War Union Army Officer. He was mustered in as a Corporal in Company A, 14th Indiana Volunteer Infantry on June 7, 1861. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on May 4, 1862, he served until he was killed in action at the September 17, 1862 Battle of Antietam, Maryland.

Brought Home. -- On Thursday afternoon the remains of Lieut. Lewis Bostwick of company A, 14th Regiment Indiana Volunteers were brought to Lancaster for interment. He was the son of Daniel Bostwick, well known in the lower part of the county. When the rebellion first broke out Lieut. Bostwick tendered his services to the Government, and served in the West Virginia campaign under Generals Rosecranx and McClellan, with credit and ability. He also followed McClellan through the Peninsular campaign, and participated in nearly all the battles fought during that gloomy period of our Nation's history, escaping unharmed only to yield up his bright young life at Antietam. Our readers may perhaps remember seeing an account after that terrible struggle was over, of three officers who were found laying together in or near a barn in the neighborhood of the battle field, two of them were dead, the third was alive, but died shortly after being discovered, and who proved to be Lieut. Bostwick. Thus fell, in the full tide of manhood, another of Columbia's heroes, a victim to the machinations of as foul a set of demons as ever were permitted to desolate this earth. Lieut. Bostwick was only 24 years of age, and was the pride and hope of his family. His remains were privately interred in the Woodward Hill Cemetery. -- The Inquirer, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17Apr1863, p. 3.

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