Person:Lewis Farris (1)

Lewis Farris
b.ABT 1842
Facts and Events
Name Lewis Farris
Gender Male
Birth[1] ABT 1842
Death[2] 22 AUG 1919 East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

Civil War Service

Source: S1

  • 2nd Lieutenant, Company B and 1st Lieutenant, Company I, 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery
  • Mustered in 11 August 1862
  • Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2nd Lieutenant, 10 August 1863
  • Promoted to 1st Lieutenant, 20 January 1865
  • Mustered out 25 July 1865


Source: S2

  • Application 1089556; Certificate 829396
  • Widow's Pension: Application 1146765, no certificate number listed (an indication that the application was not approved)
  1. Foraker, J.B; H.A. Axline; and J.S. Robinson. Official roster of the soldiers of the state of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866. (Akron [Ohio]: Werner Co., 1886-1895).
  2. United States. Veterans Administration. Organization index to pension files of veterans who served between 1861 and 1900- [1917]. (Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, 1949).