Lewis Spaun

Lewis Spaun

Company G, 1st Michigan Infantry

Louis enlisted in Company H on April 20, 1862 at Ypsilanti, Michigan for 3 months service at the stated age of 40. He took the muster oath on May 1, 1861. He was mustered out at Detroit, Michigan on August 7, 1861.

On September 12, 1861 at Belleville, Michigan he re-enlisted in Company G of the 1st Infantry as a Corporal for 3 years of service. He took the muster oath on September 16, 1861 In the records his name was then spelled as Louis rather than Lewis. He was killed at the 2nd Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) on August 30, 1862. His body was buried on the field; but a memorial stone for him was placed in Pleasant View Cemetery (formerly known as Soop Cemetery) in Van Buren County, Michigan

Ancestor of Abby Omans Lutz

e-mail: ChunkyTrol@aol.com

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>