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Elisha I. Bowman
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Birth: Jun., 1825
Mills County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1904
Mills County
Iowa, USA

Husband of Cynthia Jane (Meeker) Bowman

The following info was donated by Kent Kooi :

Elisha J. Bowman (Union)

Biographical data and notes:
- Born in Kentucky

- Residing in Mount Pleasant, IA at time of enlistment
- 39 years of age at time of enlistment
- Enlisted on Jan 16 1864 as Private

Mustering information:
- Enlisted into D Company, 4th Cavalry (Iowa) on Jan 16 1864
- Discharged from 4th Cavalry (Iowa) on Sep 4 1865

Sources for the above information:
- Roster & Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of Rebellion, (English, 1910)

Bowman, Elisha J., Henry Co. Enl. Jan 4, 1864. Reported "Released from confinement in prison at Jefferson City, Mo., and dishonorably discharged Sep. 4, 1865, by S. O.474, War Dep., A. G. O., of 1865." Cause of punishment not on the rolls, but stated to the writer by authority as desertion and theft. (Scott's Addendum to his Book on the 4th Iowa Cavalry)

Thank you Kent
Family links: 
  Cynthia Jane Meeker Bowman (1832 - 1907)*
  Margaret Lydia Bowman Derickson (1849 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Glenwood Cemetery
Mills County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Randy Eutsler
Record added: Dec 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32006322
Elisha I. Bowman
Added by: kweaver
Elisha I. Bowman
Added by: kweaver
Elisha I. Bowman
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4th Iowa Cavalry Remembered
- Kent Kooi
 Added: Apr. 6, 2010
Served with Co D 4th Iowa Cavalry and also fought in the Blackhawk Indian War.
- kweaver
 Added: Apr. 6, 2010

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