Friday, December 04, 2015

Lewis W Boren.

Lewis W Boren.

Birth: 1834.
Death: 1892.

Occupation: Laborer.

Wife: Ruth H. Boren. (1843-1923).

Children: Logan M., Lawrence M., Albert Burr, Louis M., Anna L., Lulu Minnie Boren.

Burial: Anna Cemetery, Anna, Union County, Illinois.

Illinois Fourteenth Cavalry Co. G. Regimental History.

First Lieutenant Lewis W. Boren, born in Pulaski county, Illinois, December 11th, 1835; brought up a farmer. At manhood entered a dry goods store as clerk. Enlisted October, 1861, in Company "A," 60th Illinois Infantry; was appointed duty sergeant; was discharged for disability June, 1862. Enlisted in 109th Illinois Infantry, Company "K." In August, 1862, was transferred by  promotion as 1st Lieutenant Company "G," 14th Illinois Cavalry. While in Kentucky service was captured and escaped at Lafayette, Tennessee in June, 1863 ; was wounded at Bean Station December 14th, 1863. Lieutenant Boren was one of the most skillful and bold line officers of  the regiment. He was often employed on hazardous duty. He resigned December 12th, 1864.

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