|Samuel E. Lewis|
|Died||March 22, 1907|
|Place of birth||Coventry, Rhode Island|
United States of America|
United States Army|
|Unit||Company G, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation[edit | edit source]
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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- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- ""SAMUEL E. LEWIS" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: American Civil War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/civwaral.html. Retrieved 2008-03-13.
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- "Samuel E. Lewis". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7158040. Retrieved 2008-07-03.
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