John A. Lewis, Co. E, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

The Clarion Democrat (Clarion, Pa.), August 20th, 1914.

John A. Lewis, in his 76th year, died at his home on East Third street, Oil City, at 3:55 o’clock Sunday afternoon, August 16, 1914, from paralysis, which seized him on Friday, August 7. The deceased was born in Clarion county, November 25, 1838. He enlisted in Company E., Tenth Pennsylvania Reserves, in April, 1861, and was mustered out at Pittsburgh, June 11, 1864. He came to Oil City soon after his war service, following the occupation of architect and contracting carpenter from then until his death. He was married in this city to Miss Bessie Porter, June 7, 1868. Her death occurred November 25, 1911. He leaves six children, also three brothers and a sister, one brother being F.M. Lewis, of Pittsburgh, for many years a resident of Clarion.

John A. Lewis (1838-1914) – Find a Grave Memorial

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Brendon is a history buff who loves American History, especially the American Civil War. He is also a direct descendant of William H. Wagner of the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves. Member of the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves Co. A (Reenacting Unit). Creator of The Blue & Gray Historian on Instagram and Facebook. He is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.