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Dr Lewis A. Boswell

Dr Lewis A. Boswell

Birth
Death 26 Nov 1909 (aged 75)
Burial Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 8383 · View Source
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Father: John Iverson Boswell, Jr.
Mother: Nancy D. Coleman
05/29/1834 - Mother, Nancy, died
12/14/1846 - Father, John, died. Lunenburg Co., VA
1855 - M.D. degree, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA (from: VA; matriculated as "Lewis A. Boswell")
1860 - Practiced medicine, 3rd Police District, Carroll Co., MS
?1862 - ?Enlisted as a Pvt., Scott's Battalion Rangers, Richmond, VA
08/00/1862 - Detailed, 2nd Battle of Manassas, as a medical officer to take charge of wounded soldiers
02/04/1863 or 02/05/1863 - Assigned as a Acting Asst. Surgeon, Winder Hospital, 1st Division, Richmond, VA
03/25/1863 - Ordered to report to the Surgeon, 2nd Division, Gen. Hospital, Camp Winder, Richmond, VA, for duty
04/21/1863 - As Acting Asst. Surgeon, ordered to take charge of sixty men to be transferred to Danville and report them to the officer in charge
06/18/1863 - Assigned to duty as Acting Asst. Surgeon, Gen. Hospital, Howard's Grove, Richmond, VA [S.O. 75 Medical Director's Office]
07/00/1863 - Acting Asst. Surgeon, Gen. Hospital, Howard's Grove, Richmond, VA
08/00/1863 - Acting Asst. Surgeon, Gen. Hospital, Howard's Grove, Richmond, VA
09/20/1863 - Contract as Acting Asst. Surgeon, Gen. Hospital, Howard's Grove, Richmond, VA, cancelled
11/30/1863 - Asst. Surgeon, 17th VA Infantry, Ivor's Station [VA]
12/31/1863 - Asst. Surgeon, 17th VA Infantry, Ivor's Station [VA]
02/02/1864 - Appointed, Asst. Surgeon, Provisional Army of the Confederate States, to rank from 10/29/1863
02/02/1864 - Confirmed as Asst. Surgeon from MS by the Confederate States Senate
02/29/1864 - Asst. Surgeon, 17th VA Infantry
03/31/1864 - Asst. Surgeon, 17th VA Infantry
08/31/1864 - Asst. Surgeon, Moseley's Battalion Artillery, Petersburg, VA
09/11/1864 - As Asst. Surgeon-in-charge, Moseley's Battalion Hospital, Petersburg, VA, submitted a requisition for a wall tent "necessary for the comfort of sick
men of the battalion"
09/30/1864 - Asst. Surgeon, Moseley's Battalion Artillery, Petersburg, VA
12/31/1864 - Asst. Surgeon-in-charge, Moseley's Battalion Hospital, Petersburg, VA
- Asst. Surgeon, Pegram's Light Artillery
04/27/1865 - Paroled [?Charlotte, NC] as Asst. Surgeon, "Blunt's" Artillery [this was probably the 38th Battalion Virginia Light Artillery commanded by Major Joseph G. Blount]
11/25/1868 - Married, Elizabeth "Bettie" Jane Liddell, Carroll Co., Mississippi
09/17/1870 - Farmer & practiced medicine, Township 17, Range 5 East, Talladega Co., AL (living with wife, Elizabeth, and one child - indexed in the 1870 U.S. Census as Lewis A. Baswiell)
09/22/1874 - As Lewis A. Boswell, received U. S. Patent #155,218 for "Improvement in Aerial Propeller-Wheels"
06/17/1880 - Farmer, Beat No. 2, Talladega Co., AL (living with wife, Bettie, and four children - indexed in the 1880 U.S. Census as Lewis A. Boswell)
06/22/1900 - Farmer, Precinct No. Two Eastaboga, Talladega Co., AL (living with wife, Bettie J, and three children - indexed in the 1900 U. S. Census as Louis A. Boswell)
1903 - Lived, Eastaboga, Talladega Co., AL
05/26/1903 - Received U. S. Patent #728,844 for "Steering Mechanism for Dirigible Air Ships"
11/26/1909 - Died, Talladega Co., AL
11/22/1923 - Wife, Bettie J Boswell , applied for a Confederate widow's pension, for the service of Lewis A. Boswell, in the state of Alabama
12/03/1923 - Application of widow of Dr. Lewis A. Boswell, to be placed on Alabama Pension Roll, approved [Pension No. 31165]

Note: There are two gravestones in this cemetery with slightly different names, one is engraved Louis Archer Boswell and the other Lewis A. Boswell. They are most likely the same person.

This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
08/16/2015. Updated 10/17/2015.
Unpublished database.


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  • Maintained by: bioengineer
  • Added: 7 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8383
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Lewis A. Boswell (9 May 1834–26 Nov 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8383, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by bioengineer (contributor 47026824) .