We record with pride and gratitude the names of members of our communities who served their Country

Alexander E. LESTER

Alexander E., LESTER
American Civil War

From New Brunswick
Age: 18
Regiment: 20th Maine Infantry
Company: Joined Company I November 1, 1862
Rank: Private
Residence: Saint John, New Brunswick
Mustered in: December 21, 1861

Remarks: Transferred from 2ND Maine Volunteer Infantry regiment; Killed July 2, 1863 (This would indicate that Alexander was killed during the 20th Maine's famous defense of Little Round Top at Gettysburg - B.P.T.)


Sources:

  • Canadians who served in the Maine State Militias in the Civil War. Compiled by Bruce Towers, Prospect, Connecticut, 1997 from the "Annual Report of Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the year ending December 31, 1863"


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