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Joshua Lewis reminiscences

Label
Joshua Lewis reminiscences, 1952/09/11
Title
Joshua Lewis reminiscences
Inclusive dates
1952/09/11
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains a typewritten copy of Joshua Lewis's reminiscences that he wrote in February of 1905. The manuscript was dedicated to James Madison Lewis and the copy was made September 11, 1952 for Harold Lewis. In the manuscript, Lewis relates biographical information and his experiences serving with Company H, 20th Indiana Infantry during the U.S. Civil War. Some of the battles he describes include his eyewitness account of the March 8-9, 1862 Battle of Hampton Roads, also know as the Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia); the Battle of Seven Pines (or Fair Oaks); the Seven Days' Battle; and the Battle of Glendale or Frazier's Farm. Lewis also discusses his illnesses and having to spend time in military hospitals, his 100 day service with Company G, 133rd Indiana Infantry, and his life pursuits after the war
Biographical or historical data
Joshua Lewis was born on January 1, 1843 in Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana to James J. and Mary Lewis. He was a private in Company H, 20th Indiana Infantry (July, 1861-January, 1863) and Company G, 133rd Indiana Infantry (May-September, 1864). Lewis married Marinda Harrison (1846-1915) on March 30, 1865. He farmed for many years and taught school in the winter. In 1882, he tried his hand in the merchantile business, but was unsuccessful and returned to teaching. Lewis became a minister in 1895 and served churches in several Indiana communities. He died in October, 1914.Sources:Information found within collection.Ancestry.com. "Joshua Lewis." 1860 United States Federal Census. Accessed June 14, 2017. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/.Ancestry.com. "Mrs. Marinda Lewis." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed June 14, 2017. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/."Perrysville: Rev. Joshua Lewis." Newport Hoosier State (IN), October 14, 1914.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lewis, Joshua
  • United States
  • United States
  • Reminiscing
  • Soldiers
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Joshua Lewis reminiscences
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2427
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/06/15 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/06/15 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21102172
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from James Roscoe Stevenson on 1954/11/06.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1000521702
  • (OCoLC)1000521702
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Joshua Lewis reminiscences
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2427
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/06/15 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/06/15 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21102172
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from James Roscoe Stevenson on 1954/11/06.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1000521702
  • (OCoLC)1000521702
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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