- Birth Date
- 19 July 1824
- Death Date
- 31 December 1889
He traveled from Pueblo, Colorado, with the Sick Detachment to Fort Laramie, and appears to have left the Detachment to then travel with his family who were en route to Utah in the Spencer/Eldredge company.
- Age at Departure: 22
- Lewis, William C., "William C. Lewis," Utah Journal , 17 July 1897, 3.
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 , , 244-45.
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin. The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996, 23.