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Pvt Henry Clay "Harry" Bowen
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1846
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1928
Charlottesville
Charlottesville City
Virginia, USA

Company A, (Mosby's) 43rd Battalion Partisan Cavalry, Dept. of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Matriculated February 17, 1864 from Albemarle County, VA., he was in the Virginia Military Institute Class of 1867.

As a Private in Company A, he was a member of the Cadets who fought in the Battle of New Market, VA. on May 15, 1864.
Enlisted in 1865, he was mustered into

Postwar he was a Farmer and Lumber Dealer.
Listed on 1898 roster of C.S.A. soldiers in District #4, Fauquier County, VA.
Attended 3 of Mosby's Rangers reunions: 1905 Fredericksburg, VA.; 1920 in Culpeper, VA.; 1925 in Front Royal, VA.
Died in University Hospital in Charlottesville, Va.

Father of 1st: Mamie; 2nd: Champ Taliaferro; 3rd: Ellen Fitzhugh; 4th: Ella C.; 5th: William T. Bowen; 6th: Henry M. Bowen; 7th: Georgia C.; 8th: Charles H. Bowen; 9th: John McGill Bowen.

Son of William A. Bowen and Ellen Dade Fitzhugh.

Mosby's Cavalry Regiment, formerly the 43rd Battalion, was organized in December, 1864. The battalion was formed in June, 1863, with five companies, later increased to eight. The unit served behind Federal lines in Northern Virginia and was the most effective command of its kind. The enemy forces were never safe and the area became known as "Mosby's Confederacy".

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
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  Georgia Carmichael Rothrock Bowen (1847 - 1920)
 
Burial:
Remington Cemetery
Remington
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: 46877736
Record added: Jun 12, 2007
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Pvt Henry Clay Harry Bowen
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Pvt Henry Clay Harry Bowen
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