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Lewis Marshall, born abt 1840 apparently enlisted in three different regiments during the Civil War. It is quite likely that he worked as a coal miner in West Virginia.

UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
45th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized at Philadelphia, Pa., June 13 to August 19, 1864. Moved to Washington, D. C. (4 Cos.), July, 1864. Attached to Provisional Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Corps, and garrison duty at Arlington Heights, Va., till March, 1865. Rejoined Regiment at Chaffin's Farm, Va., March 14, 1865.
Six Companies moved to City Point, Va., September 20, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 25th Corps, and Dept. of Texas, to November, 1865.

SERVICE.-Demonstration on north side of the James River and battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30, 1864. Fort Harrison September 29. Darbytown Road October 13. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. In trenches before Richmond till March, 1865. Moved to Hatcher's Run March 27-28. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run March 29-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Petersburg and City Point till May. Moved to Texas May and June. Duty at Edinburg on Mexican Frontier till September 8, and at Brownsville, Texas, till November. Mustered out November 4, 1865.

 

Individual Record 1880 United States Census
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 Lewis MARSHALLHousehold
  Male 
 
 Other Information:
  Birth Year<1840> 
  BirthplaceVA 
  Age40 
  OccupationR.R. Employe 
  Marital Status 
  RaceB <Black> 
  Head of HouseholdLewis MARSHALL
  RelationSelf 
  Father's BirthplaceVA 
  Mother's BirthplaceVA 
 
 Source Information:
  Census PlaceBarboursville, Cabell, West Virginia 
  Family History Library Film1255401
  NA Film NumberT9-1401
  Page Number75A      
Household Record 1880 United States Census
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