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Col Alexander Allen Lowther
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1826
Clinton
Jones County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1889
Lee County
Alabama, USA

Literary excerpt from "Confederate Colonels" by Bruce S. Allardice, published by University of Missouri Press 2008, page 200 in part: "Lowther, Alexander Allen was born November 29, 1826 in Jones County, Georgia. Russell County, Alabama farmer. Private in the Mexican War. Married Mary C. *Schaaf. Captain, Company A, 15th Alabama, July 26, 1861. Major, January 25, 1862, appointed by Colonel Cantey. Resigned July 12, 1862 citing ill health and fatigue, but resignation later revoked. Colonel, promoted June 9, 1864, to rank from April 28, 1863. Wounded in action Cold Harbor and Fussell's Mill. Appomattox. Postwar farmer in Lee County, Alabama. Died September 4, 1889, Lee County. Buried Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Georgia."

*Name spelled Shaaff on Mary's gravestone.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Lowther (1788 - 1837)
  Ann Sophia Pepper Lowther (1793 - 1829)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary C Shaaff Lowther (1826 - 1883)
 
 Children:
  Julia Lowther Bedell (1854 - 1926)*
  Alice Lowther Taney (1856 - 1890)*
  Virginia Hargraves Lowther (1859 - 1928)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Lowther (1816 - 1889)*
  Charlotte Mary Lowther Furlow (1818 - 1838)*
  Harriet Susan Lowther Taylor (1820 - 1840)*
  Alexander Allen Lowther (1826 - 1889)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Linwood Cemetery
Columbus
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section 1, lot 31, city map.
 
Maintained by: Rich Dohm
Originally Created by: Michael Dover
Record added: May 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26619030
Col Alexander Allen Lowther
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Col Alexander Allen Lowther
Added by: Michael Dover
 
Col Alexander Allen Lowther
Added by: Michael Dover
 
 
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014
In tribute to your service.
- Michael Dover
 Added: Jul. 27, 2008
 
 
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