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Joseph Cowgill
Birth: Sep. 1, 1849
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1937
North Manchester
Wabash County
Indiana, USA

Enlisted as a Private on 1 November 1864 in 1st Light Artillery Regiment Indiana.

GAR: John A. Logan Post. No. 199, N. Manchester, IN

Mustered Out 1st Light Artillery Regiment Indiana on 22 Aug 1865 at Indianapolis, IN.

Accd'g to newspaper article shown, Joseph Cowgill was the youngest soldier enlisted in the Civil War; he lost his hands in a Fourth of July explosion, and lived to become the city clerk. He was noted for his penmenship.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  John L Cowgill (1826 - 1909)
  Catherine Crill Cowgill (1826 - 1863)
 
 Spouses:
  Ada Watts Cowgill (1853 - 1890)
  Jane D Sinclair Cowgill (1858 - 1903)
 
 Children:
  Merle Cowgill (1881 - 1901)*
  Catherine Maude Cowgill (1883 - 1954)*
  Logan O Cowgill (1889 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin W Cowgill (1846 - 1926)*
  Joseph Cowgill (1849 - 1937)
  Tobitha Jane Cowgill (1850 - 1864)*
  Mary Alice Cowgill Place (1862 - 1955)*
  Infant Cowgill (1865 - 1865)**
  Horace W Cowgill (1868 - 1948)**
  Vinnie Ream Cowgill (1871 - 1952)**
  Beulah Cowgill (1875 - 1903)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oaklawn Cemetery
North Manchester
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 28, 2009
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