LEWISTON, Thomas

WI 3rd Cav Co M. Born in Norway. Civil War: Butcher. Age 26. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5¾”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Mar 1862 at Boscobel, Grant County, Wisconsin. Private. Re-mustered 29 Mar 1864 at Fort Scott, Kansas. Bounty $100. (The re-mustering is explained as needed because “the previous mustering officer was not authorized to make such muster and no rolls had been sent to the Adjutant General’s office.”) Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 215-14)

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