Lewis Sylvester Branscomb

First Name: Lewis
Middle Name(s): Sylvester
Last Name: Branscomb
Co. D, 3rd Alabama Infantry
Residence (County): 
Macon County, AL

Lewis Sylvester Branscomb (1843-1864) lived in Macon County, Alabama. His family had moved from Abbeville County, South Carolina in the 1840s. His parents Bennett Hill (1803-1881) and Eliza Belotte Branscomb (1805-1897) had eight children. Along with his brothers, Lewis served in Co. D, 3rd Alabama Infantry. Lewis was killed at Harpers Ferry on July 4, 1864.

Authored Letters

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ID Letter Datesort descending Author Recipient From To
11369 Branscomb2 June 7, 1862 Lewis Sylvester Branscomb Bennett Hill Branscomb Richmond County, VA Macon County, AL
11375 Branscomb8 April 27, 1863 Lewis Sylvester Branscomb Bennett Hill Branscomb Fredericksburg, VA Macon County, AL

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