West Virginia, USA
Andrew L. Cowan served his country with Company F 186th Infantry Regiment of the Grand Army of the Republic. His father Asa, pension application number 454616, on July 21, 1890. Andrew was the son of Eskaulus Asa Cowan (1811-1892) and Nancy (Silliman) Cowan. Nancy's parents are John Sillaman
and Phoebe Sillaman.
He, his parents, and his sibling were both born in West Virginia. The family is first found in Westmoreland County in the 1870 census.
His known siblings were:
Hannah Cowan who married John B Tarr
James A. Cowan 1852 – 1940
David Cowan b. abt 1853
Webster O. Cowan b. 1861 (occupation teacher)
American Civil War Soldiers
Name: Andrew Cowan
Enlistment Date: 16 Oct 1862
Side Served: Union
State Served: Pennsylvania
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on 16 October 1862.
Enlisted in Company F, 168th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania
on 16 Oct 1862.
Mustered Out Company F, 168th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 23 Jul 1863. Memorial Service for War Heroes
s/o A S & Nancy GAR
Mount Zion Lutheran and Reformed Cemetery
Created by: Ancestry-Detective
Record added: Apr 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88842398