Lewis, John R.

John R. Lewis was born in Montgomery, Pennsylvania around 1843 and served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Lewis worked as a laborer before he joined Company H of the 25th USCT on February 3, 1864 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While promoted to First Sergeant on March 23, 1864, Lewis was reduced to ranks on November 24, 1864 for “negligence of duty.” Lewis was mustered out on December 6, 1865 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (By Don Sailer)
Full name
John R. Lewis
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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