Sergeant Major Lewis H. Douglass
54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

circa 1863.
Douglass Collection, Box 28-10 Photo Album
Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University.

Born 9 October 1840, Lewis Henry Douglass was a single, 22-year-old printer from Rochester, New York, when he enlisted in the 54th Massachusetts on 25 March 1863. Originally a member of Company F, he was appointed Sergeant Major on 23 April. He was discharged 10 May 1864. (From A Brave Black Regiment)

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