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Joseph Bowman
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Rest in peace to my 5th great grand uncle.
- Anna Herrera
 Added: Aug. 30, 2015
 
my 1st cousin 8X removed.
- Shirley Lewis Hartley
 Added: Dec. 15, 2013
 
My 4th great grandfather served under him. Remembering a great man.
- Charlene Patton
 Added: May. 18, 2012
 
Joseph Bowman (c. 1752 c. 14 August 1779) was a Virginia militia officer during the American Revolutionary War. He was second-in-command during George Rogers Clark's famous campaign to capture the Illinois country, in which Clark and his men seized the British-controlled towns of Kaskaskia, Vincennes, and others. Bowman was injured in an accidental gunpowder explosion after the campaign, and subsequently died of his wounds. He was the only American officer killed during the Illinois campaign. Bowman kept a daily journal during the trek from Kaskaskia to Vincennes, which is one of the best primary accounts of the event.
- Charlene Patton
 Added: May. 18, 2012
 

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- Tamie Dehler
 Added: May. 31, 2010
 
 
 
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