Mills, Lewis

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)
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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