Reese BOWEN born on Oct 31 1814 in Pickens County, SC. He served in the military in 1865 in Confederate States of America. He died on Jul 7, 1900 in Pickens County, SC. Served in the Army of the Confederate States of America. Probably in SC 1st State Troops Co. B (Charleston Reserves). Served in the state guard towards the end of the war. 1868: Pioneer citizen, commissioned by the Confederacy to supply provisions. Also served with the commission that selected the site of the town of Pickens. He was married to Martha Elizabeth BLASSINGAME on Aug 1 1839 in Pickens County, SC.