Mills, Lewis

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Lewis Mills was born in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania around 1828 and served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Mills worked as a laborer before the war. In August 1863 Mills joined Company F of the 6th USCT in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His regiment participated in several engagements in Virginia during 1864, including an attack on Petersburg on June 15 and the Battle of New Market Heights in September 29. Mills’ military service ended on September 20, 1865 while in Wilmington, North Carolina. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Lewis Mills
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Estimated
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Military
  Other
Other Occupation
  Laborer
Relation to Slavery
  Free black
Military
  Union Army

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