The son of Morgan D. Lewis and Flora A. Davis, he graduated from West Point in 1895 and was killed in action during the Spanish-American War on July 1, 1898 at the Battle of San Juan Hill, Cuba, aged 26 years.
He is buried with his parents in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Louis Hoffman Lewis of New York
Appointed from new York, Cadet, United States Military Academy, June 1890 (45)
Second Lieutenant, 9th U.S. Infantry, 12 June 1895
Killed 1 July 1898 at the battle of San Juan, Santiago, Cuba.
LEWIS, LOUIS H
LT 9TH REGT US INF
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF DEATH: 07/01/1898
- DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
- BURIED AT: SECTION ES SITE 276
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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