LEWIS, Augustus

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IL 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1861 at Oquawka, and mustered that same day at Cairo, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Rossville, Georgia, and re-mustered there on 6 Jan 1864. Discharged 4 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky; $210 bounty money paid, $190 still due at muster out. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 74, 76)