|Birth||May 25, 1847|
|Death||Sept. 21, 1941|
|Post||Buford (Central City)|
|Unit||12th Indiana Cavalry, Company H|
Private Lewis C McBride
Company H, 12th Indiana Cavalry
McBride was born in Champaign County, Ohio on May 25, 1847. He was living in St Joseph County, Indiana when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on January 12, 1864. McBride served about 19 months before he was discharged on August 18, 1865.
The 12th Indiana Cavalry was organized at Kendallville and Michigan City, Indiana between December 10, 1863 and April 28, 1864. The regiment spent most of the balance of the Civil War in Alabama. It was part of the Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely between March 26 and April 9, 1865.
McBride died on September 21, 1941 at the age of 94 years. He is buried in the Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln (Lancaster County), Nebraska. McBride was a member of 2 Posts of the Grand Army of the Republic:
Buford Post (#23) in Central City, Nebraska.
Farragut Post (#25) in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.