Emmer Bowen-Los Angeles, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 34° 02.586 W 118° 17.706
11S E 380456 N 3767691
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Vicksburg, MS on May 22, 1863. He is buried in Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA in Section 6, Lot 480.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2018 2:53:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMYQA4
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Long Description:
He was born on October 25, 1830 in Collins, NY and died on December 26, 1912 in Los Angeles, CA. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: BOWEN, EMMER
• Rank and organization: Private, Company C, 127th Illinois Infantry
• Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863
• Entered service at: Hampshire, Kane County, Ill.
• Date of issue: 21 July 1894
Citation: Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Armed Service: Army

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