Lewis Osborne, Civil War Soldier


Lewis Osborne
Bornn in East Windsor Conn._Son of William Osborne,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He performed but very little active service with the regiment; the only march or expedition he participated in was the 2nd Trent Road reconnaissance, sickness preventing him from the others.
He went to Plymouth with the company’ but he was there attacked with measles April 15th. On the return to Newbern he had not recovered, and about the 1st of June, was sick again. June 12th he entered the regimental hospital’ June 17th, transferred to Hammond Hospital, at Beaufort, N.C.
Left the Hospital July 7th, and returned to Chicopee via Boston, arriving on the 11th, under orders to report on arrival of the regiment.
Mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Spring field Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


Public Domain




“Lewis Osborne, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 18, 2017, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2574.