Samuel E. Lewis
|Samuel E. Lewis|
Coventry, Rhode Island
|Died||March 22, 1907|
|Allegiance||United States of America
|Service/branch||United States Army
|Unit||Company G, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
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Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Corporal, Company G, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865. Entered service at: Coventry, R.I. Birth: Coventry, R.I. Date of issue: June 16, 1866.
Was one of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied an infantry assaulting party and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured in the assault.
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- ""SAMUEL E. LEWIS" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: American Civil War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-03-13.
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