Maj. Lewis M. Merriam (USA)

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Lewis M. Merriam, Sr.

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Birthplace: Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, United States
Death: October 15, 1923 (80)
Place of Burial: Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lewis Merriam and Mary Ann Merriam
Husband of Anna B Merriam
Father of Ruth May Merriam; Henry Clay Merriam, Cpt; Hattie Newell Merriam; Lewis Burnham Merriam; Blois Burnham Merriam and 1 other
Brother of Mus. Leonard Brooks Merriam (USA); Maj. Gen. Henry C. Merriam (USA); Augusta Josephine Merriam; Lucy Hatstadt Merriam; Norman James Merriam and 4 others

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About Maj. Lewis M. Merriam (USA)

Lewis Merriam enlisted in Company H, Maine 20th Infantry Regiment on 29 Aug 1862. Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 21 Mar 1865. Mustered out on 20 Mar 1865.Commissioned an officer in Company K, U.S. Colored Troops 61st Infantry Regiment on 21 Mar 1865. Mustered out on 30 Dec 1865.Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 20 Feb 1866. Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 01 Jun 1866. Commissioned an officer in Company C, U.S. Colored Troops 65th Infantry Regiment on 20 Feb 1866. Mustered out on 08 Jan 1867.


an interesting tidbit, his brother, later to become Brevet Major/General Henry Clay Merriam was a Congressional Medal of Honor winner during the Civil War, for "conspicuous gallantry at Fort Blakeley, April 9, 1865."

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Maj. Lewis M. Merriam (USA)'s Timeline

1843
April 4, 1843
Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, United States
1877
August 1, 1877
Fort Bridger, WY, United States
1879
December 17, 1879
Omaha, NE, United States
1881
June 15, 1881
Fort Fetterman
1884
March 4, 1884
Fort Niobraba, NE
1886
September 21, 1886
Fort Spokane, WA, United States
1893
May 30, 1893
Spokane, WA, United States
1923
October 15, 1923
Age 80
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Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, United States