Brother Against Brother


Probably to a greater extent than in any other state, the war became literally, tragically, a struggle of brother against brother." --- Patricia Faust, editor, speaking of Kentucky and the Civil War in Encyclopedia of the Civil War


Declaration for Pension

Contributed By: Greg Fields

Lewis P. Mockbee, R. R. #5, Falmouth, Kentucky - 1912

Lewis was born September 2, 1842 in Pendleton Co., KY., he died February 22, 1922 in Eastern State Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. He joined Co. A, 18th KY VOL INF, October 22nd, 1861. On August 30, 1862, he was wounded and  taken prisoner at Richmond, KY and later paroled. Honorably Discharged at Goldsboro, NC, April 14, 1865.  His pension # is 276705 & 220110.

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