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Pvt William H Howell
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1840
Illinois, USA
Death: May 13, 1863
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA

Civil War Veteran
Co K 33rd Iowa Infantry
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From military records:
Howel, William H.
Age 20.
Residence Oskaloosa,Ia
nativity Illinois.
Enlisted Aug. 18, 1862.
Mustered Sept. 4, 1862.
Died of disease April 15, 1863, St. Louis, Mo.
(Note descrepancy between military records and death date on stone)
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Its quite possible that he is actually buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery as an unknown and this is a cenotaph. Large numbers of headboards, often written in pencil, were no longer legible by the end of the war and very few bodies were brought home. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James M Howell (____ - 1896)
  Elisabeth Elston Baird Howell (1816 - 1858)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Howell McFall (1837 - 1922)*
  Margaret M Howell Dawdy (1839 - 1929)*
  William H Howell (1840 - 1863)
  Malissa Howell Staples (1844 - 1909)*
  Levi Foster Howell (1845 - 1923)*
  Jerusha E Howell Dawdy (1850 - 1934)*
  Isaac Newton Howell (1853 - 1938)*
  James Avery Howell (1855 - 1933)*
  Infant Howell (1856 - 1856)*
  Stephen A. Douglas Howell (1859 - 1939)**
  Phillip Howell (1863 - 1952)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
W. H. Howell
Co. K, 33
Reg. Iowa Voll
Died
May 13, 1863
AE 21Yr's 5Mo's
10d's

 
Burial:
White Oak Grove Cemetery
Oskaloosa
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Connie Kappelman McKean
Originally Created by: K L Bonnett
Record added: Oct 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78570853
Pvt William H Howell
Added by: Cindy Lovell & Steve Hols
 
Pvt William H Howell
Cemetery Photo
Added by: No Reins
 
 
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Union Soldier, 33rd Iowa Infantry. Not forgotten.
- MWF
 Added: Apr. 26, 2014

- Connie Kappelman McKean
 Added: Nov. 21, 2012
 
 
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