He was born in 1825/26 (3 (39 in 1865), 6 [44 in 1870], 7 [54 (?) in 1880], 10 [26 in 1850]). He was born in Adams County, Pennsylvania (3, 6, 7, 10).
In 1850, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with William Camplain (presumably his father), and with Maryanda, Harriet, Ann, Jacob, and Lucinda Camplain (presumably siblings), along with John Hoffner (10). He was a tanner (10).
When he enlisted, he was a tanner (3, 12).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (3).
He was drafted from Tyrone Township, Adams County (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 February 1865 (1, 3, 4, 9). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster (3). His service was credited to the Sixteenth Congressional District (3). He was a private in company G (1, 12).
He received clothing worth $29.55 (3).
In 1870, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with Sarah Camplain (presumably his wife), and Mary, John, Joseph, Louisa, and Aderma Camplain (presumably their children, along with his father William, his sister Ann, and Jacob Weaver (6). He was a farmer, and owned $2,500 in real estate and $1000 in personal property (6).
In 1880, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with his children Mary, John, George, William, and Harry, and his sister Annie and father William (7). He was a farmer (7). He was widowed (7).
In 1890, he was living in Tyrone, Adams County, Pennsylvania (post office: Menallen) (4).
On 3 April 1891, he applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 9).
In 1900, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (8). He was a day laborer, and had been out of work 6 months in the previous year (8).
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Lewis Camplain)
2 company G, register of deserters (Lewis Camplain)
3 company G, second descriptive list, [#95] (Lewis Camplain)
4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 23, page 2 (Lewis Camplain)
5 pension index, by name (Lewis Camplain)
6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 383 = 25 handwritten (Lewis Camplain)
7 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 45, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 69 B = 6 handwritten (Lewis Camplain)
8 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 28, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 340 A = 1 handwritten (Lewis [?] Camplain)
9 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Lewis Camplain)
10 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, microfilm series M432, film 743, page 65 recto = 129 handwritten (Lewis Camplain)
11 Find a grave memorial 16676551 (accessed 5 September 2010) (Lewis Camplain)
12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Lewis Camplain)
|Name||William Camplain||Lewis||Maryanda||Harriet||Ann||Jacob||Lucinda||John Hoffner|
|Occupation of males over 15 years||Tanner||do|
|Real estate owned||900|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Over 20 & can't read/write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Camplain Lewis||Sarah||Mary||John||Joseph||Louiza||Aderma||Weaver Jacob||Camplain William||Camplain Ann|
|Occupation||Farmer||Keeping House||At Home||At Home||At Home||At Home||At Home||App to Farming||Retired Farmer||Seamstress|
|Real estate value||2500|
|Personal estate value||1000|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year||June|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|dwelling visit #||58|
|family visit #||58|
|name||Camplain Lewis||- Mary E||- John||- George||- William||- Harry||- Annie||- William|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Farmer||Keeping House||Laborer||Mantemmaker [?]||Gentleman|
|school this year||1||1|
|name||Camplain Lewis [?]||- [illegible]|
|# years married||[illegible]|
|mother of how many children?||[illegible]|
|# of children living||[illegible]|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||6|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|