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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1853

Vol. II
p530
1591

(Born Ga.)

John S. Bowen

(Ap'd Ga.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1848, to July 1, 1853, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut, Mounted Riflemen, July 1, 1853.

p531 Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1853‑55;

(Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, July 20, 1854)

and on frontier duty at Ft. McIntosh, Tex., 1855.

Resigned, May 1, 1856.

Civil History. — Lieut.‑Colonel Georgia Militia, 1856, — and Captain Missouri Militia, 1859‑61. Architect, Savannah, Ga., 1856, — and at St. Louis, Mo., 1857‑61.

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States,

and while a Prisoner of War (paroled at the Capitulation of Vicksburg, Mis.),

Died, July 16, 1863, at Raymond, Mis.: Aged 34.


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