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Francis Hower Pike
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1840
Maryland, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1866, USA

Note: "Frances" on headstone, but true name was "Francis". Male, as opposed to female.

Listed in 1860 census, residing with parents and siblings, in Hannisville, Berkeley County, Va. Apprentice carpenter.

Enlisted in Co. E, 2nd Virgina Infantry, March 4, 1862, Winchester, Va. Captured at 1st Kernstown, March 23, 1862. POW at Ft. Delaware; exchanged August 8, 1862. Wounded in the lung, at the Brawner Farm (2nd Manassas), August 28, 1862. Sent to hospital in Aldie, Virginia, where he was captured and paroled on site, by the 9th NY Cav. Returned to duty, showing as present on rolls of July-Aug. 1863. Transfered to Co. C, Oct. 31, 1864. Paroled, Appomattox C.H., Va., April 9, 1865.

Death notice in Hagerstown T&L, 4 July 1866.

Family links: 
  Francis Pike (1817 - 1891)
  Mary E.S. Hower Pike (1820 - 1893)
  Francis Hower Pike (1840 - 1866)
  Lydia A. Pike (1844 - 1920)*
  Mary E. Pike Rhodes (1845 - 1914)*
  Florence Virginia Pike Wolf (1848 - 1930)*
  Nelson T. Pike (1851 - 1904)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Peters Lutheran Church Cemetery
Clear Spring
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Created by: Cenantua
Record added: May 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52884780
Francis Hower Pike
Added by: Cenantua
Francis Hower Pike
Added by: Cenantua
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