Father, John Cowhick 1802-1850 Mother, Catherine Norton 1807-1873.
May 31,1913. Wm. Perry Cowhick will be brought from Wooster, Ohio., his home town, to Newton tomorrow morning and buried in the city cemetery. Mr. Cowhick's wife, who was a sister of Mrs. A. E. Clark of this city, is buried in the cemetery here and her husband will be laid to rest by her side. He was and old soldier, over 70 years of age. The body was accompanied here by Milton Reed of Wooster, and N. W. Hower of Burbank, Ohio. The Newton Kansan.
Enlisted in Company K, 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry at Westfield Twp.(Medina County OH), Aug. 19, 1862, for a term of 3 years. Occupation: Farmer. Descriptive Book, Company K shows that he was born in Holmes County OH. Wounded at the Battle of Armstrong's Hill, fought Nov. 15, 1863, south of Knoxville, TN, during the Siege of Knoxville campaign. Recovered and returned to duty. Promoted to sergeant, Feb. 17, 1864. Mustered out with Company K, June 12, 1865.