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Photo by Rachelle Klemme Third Minnesota Light Brigade re-enactors fire a cannon at the Hewitt cemetery May 12, in commemoration of Civil War veteran Edgar Lewis. From left, Kevin Tollagson, Jerry Greenwood and Bill Erickson.

Hewitt civil war vet honored 93 years later

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A Hewitt civil war soldier's previously unmarked grave finally received a government issue Civil War memorial, more than 90 years after his death.


Civil war re-enactors and veterans held a commemoration service May 12 for Edgar Lewis, a Union soldier who served with the 5th Regiment - 20th Wisconsin Infantry.

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