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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 25/10/1830 Erie County, New York. d. 26/12/1912 California.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Bowen joined the 127th Illinois Infantry in August 1862, and was transferred to the Invalid Corps the following year.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ANGELUS ROSEDALE CEMETERY, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.

Section 6, Lot 480, Grave 1SE

Emmer Bowen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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