{⋆★⋆} BG Lewis, Joseph Horace

Joseph Horace Lewis
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Born: October 29, 1824

Birthplace: Barren County, Kentucky

Father: John Lewis 1793 – 1877
(Buried: Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Kentucky)​

Mother: Eliza Martz Reed 1801 – 1878
(Buried: Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Kentucky)​

1st Wife: Sarah Hensley Rogers 1828 – 1858
(Buried: Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Kentucky)​

Married: November 29, 1845 in Glasgow, Kentucky

2nd Wife: Cassandra “Caddie” Flournoy Johnson 1831 – 1907
(Buried: Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Kentucky)​

Married: 1883

Children:

Captain John Lewis 1847 – 1910​
(Buried: Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Kentucky)​
Sarah Lewis Hall 1849 – 1871​
(Buried: Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Kentucky)​
George R. Lewis 1852 – 1873​
(Buried: Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Kentucky)​
Eliza Lewis Burnham 1854 – 1940​
(Buried: Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Nebraska)​

Education:

1843: Graduated from Centre College​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in Glasgow, Kentucky​
1850 – 1855: Kentucky State Representative​
1856: Unsuccessful Candidate for United States Representative​
1860: Unsuccessful Candidate for United States Representative​

Civil War Career:
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1861: Established a Camp near Cave City, Kentucky​
1861 – 1863: Colonel of 6th Kentucky Infantry Regiment​
1862: Participated in the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee​
1862: Served in the Siege of Corinth, Mississippi​
Served in the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee​
1863 – 1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry​
1863 – 1864: Brigade Commander of Kentucky Orphan Brigade​
1863: Brigade Commander at the Battle of Chickamuga, Georgia​
1864: Brigade Commander in the Atlanta, Georgia Campaign​
1864: Bruised in left breast by shrapnel at Jonesboro, Georgia​

Occupation after War:
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1865 – 1870: Attorney in Glasgow, Kentucky​
1868: Kentucky State Representative​
1870 – 1873: United States Congressman from Kentucky​
1870 – 1873: Member of House Committee on Accounts​
1873 – 1898: Judge of Kentucky State Court of Appeals​
1898 – 1904: Farmer in Scott County, Kentucky​

Died: July 6, 1904

Place of Death: Scott County, Kentucky

Age at time of Death: 79 years old

Burial Place: Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Kentucky
 
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