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LTC Jacob Bowman Bell
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1825
Death: Dec. 31, 1862

Civil War Union Officer. The Pennsylvania born Bell was a commissioned officer in the United States Army's 15th Regiment of Infantry. Enlisting on May 14, 1861 as a Captain, his "gallant and meritorious services" during the battle of Shiloh earned him the rank of Brevet Major. He was demonstrating the same leadership during the battle that ended his life - Stones River (Murfreesboro), Tennessee. For this similar "gallant and meritorious services", he was posthumously promoted to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel.  
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Bell (1797 - 1863)
  Louisa Isabella Bowman Bell (1798 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Eliza Hayes Bell (1863 - 1901)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Greer Bell (1821 - 1823)*
  William Bell (1823 - 1840)*
  Jacob Bowman Bell (1825 - 1862)
  Samuel Bell (1827 - 1912)*
  James Lowerie Bell (1827 - 1875)*
  Mary Louisa Bell Trexler (1829 - 1900)*
  Stirling Bell (1830 - 1871)*
  Goodloe Bowman Bell (1832 - 1894)*
  Arthur Greer Bell (1835 - 1840)*
  James Lowrie Bell (1837 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Charles Evans Cemetery
Reading
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Stonewall
Record added: Aug 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15146374
LTC Jacob Bowman Bell
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LTC Jacob Bowman Bell
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LTC Jacob Bowman Bell
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