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Obituary of C. Irvine Lewis, Lewisburg, West Virginia.

Dr. C. Irvine Lewis, who died at Lewisburg, W. Va., April 6, 1915, was born at Whitehouse, Kanawha County, Va., August 16, 1835, and had never married. He raised a volunteer cavalry company in 1861 and was elected captain. Promotion was offered to him, but he preferred to remain with his own company. Dr. Lewis was in active service until captured in 1864 and was a prisoner at both Fort Delaware and Point Lookout and under fire at Charleston, S. C., with six hundred other officers. He was laid to rest at Kanawha Falls, W. Va.

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, August, 1918.

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