LTC Lewis R. Stegman

LTC Lewis R. Stegman

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 7 Oct 1923 (aged 84)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 82861090 · View Source
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Brevet Lt. Colonel Lewis R. Stegman, 102nd N.Y.Vols. Stegman at age 22 enlisted September 30, 1861 at New York City to serve three years. He was mustered in as Captain, Co. E, 102nd New York Vol. Infantry on March 5, 1862. He was first wounded severely at Cedar Mountain, Va. August 9, 1862; again wounded at Gettysburg July 3,1863; wounded in action at Ringgold Gap, Ga. November 27, 1863. He was mustered in as Major February 12, 1864 and once more wounded in action June 15, 1864 at Pine Mountain, Ga. Stegman was discharged October 24, 1864 for disability from wounds. He was breveted Lt. Col. of Volunteers. He saw subsequent service in the U.S. Veteran Volunteers. The 102nd N.Y. lost heavily in General Pope's Campaign in 1862; Antietam, 1862; Chancellorsville, 1863; Gettysburg, 1863; Peach Tree Creek, Ga. 1864; Sherman's Campaign, 1864-1865. Total casualties were 6 officers and 45 enlisted men killed in action; 1 officer and 22 enlisted men died of wounds; 16 officers and 233 enlisted men wounded/recovered; 4 officers and 102 enlisted men missing; aggregate total 429.


He later served as sheriff of Kings County, New York.

In 1912 he served as chairman of the New York Monuments Commission.

Name Lewis R. Stegman
Event Type Death
Event Date 07 Oct 1923
Event Place Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
Gender Male
Age 83
Marital Status Married
Race White
Birth Date 18 Jan 1840
Birthplace United States
Burial Date 10 Oct 1923
Cemetery Cedar Grove Cemetery
Father's Name Andrew Stegman
Father's Birthplace New York City
Spouse's Name Henrietta Stegman


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  • Created by: Larry Chenault
  • Added: 2 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 82861090
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTC Lewis R. Stegman (18 Jan 1839–7 Oct 1923), Find a Grave Memorial no. 82861090, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Larry Chenault (contributor 4246615) .