JOSHUA LEWIS
1 stTENNESSEE MOUNTED INFANTRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: about 1815 in Pittsylvania County, VA
Died: 13 August 1864 near Cookeville, Putnam County, TN
Buried:
Parents:

Married: Martha Shelton on 3 March 1839 in Meigs County, TN
Born: about 1812 in Virginia
Died: after 1891 in Putnam County, TN
Buried:
Parents:

Children:

  1. James J. Lewis
  2. Nancy R. Lewis
  3. John A. Lewis
  4. Lydia C. Lewis
  5. Joseph Lewis

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Son-in-Law: Richard A. Alcorn - 17th Tennessee Infantry

MILITARY INFORMATION

1 stTennessee Mounted Infantry
Company A

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Age: 45
  • Born: Pittsylvania County, VA
  • Enlisted 1/30/1864 at Carthage, TN
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Hair: Light
  • Complexion: Fair
  • 5'7"
  • Resident of Smith County
  • Jan 21 - Feb 29, 1864: Present
  • Jan 21 - Apr 30, 1864: Present
  • May & June 1864: Present
  • Died August 16, 1864
  • Found dead on his bed near Cookeville
  • Died of disease
  • Age: 45
  • Born: Pittsylvania County, VA
  • Enlisted 1/30/1864 at Carthage, TN
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Hair: Light
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Resident of Smith County
  • Jan 21 - Feb 29, 1864: Present
  • Jan 21 - Apr 30, 1864: Present
  • May & June 1864: Present
  • Died August 16, 1864
  • Found dead on his bed near Cookeville
  • Died of disease

US PENSION APPLICATION

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Roane County, TN, Page 339
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 57