PRIVATE LEWIS BEECHER

Unknown DOB – January 25, 1865 (Florence, SC); unknown age
Enlisted December 1, 1863 and mustered in on the same day
Unit: 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company E

Captured on November 20, 1864 on a march in Tennessee. Died of chronic diarrhea at Florence, South Carolina as a prisoner.


Buried in Florence National Cemetery, 803 East National Cemetery Road, Florence, SC; in an “Unknown” plot. Photo from findagrave.com.


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Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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