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Pvt John T. Howe
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Birth: 1844
York County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 1864

He was born in 1844, York County SC, the son of Joseph R & Mary C. Howe. He enlisted in the 18th Regt. SC Infantry, Co. G in Wilmington NC, by Col. Wallace, for a period of 3 years as a private. He was 18 years old. He fought in several battles, iincluding Charleston Harbor on Aug to Sept 1863, Bermuda Hundred on May 17 to June 16, 1863, the Petersburg Siege June 1864 to April 1865. He was captured 7/30/1864, at the battle of The Crater, Petersburg VA. He was sent to City Point VA 8/5/1864, where he was sent to Point Look Out MD Union Prison. He was transferred to Elmira 8/12/1864. He died of typhoid fever at the age of 20 years old, grave site # 458 and records show that he had no personal effects at the time of his death. Clay Holmes book list grave site as #459.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph R. Howe (1811 - 1877)
  Mary Clarissa Hemphill Howe (1816 - 1887)
 
 Sibling:
  John T. Howe (1844 - 1864)
  Robert T Howe (1846 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Elmira
Chemung County
New York, USA
Plot: CSA 459
 
Created by: Hope
Record added: Sep 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11687514
Pvt John T. Howe
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- CDKetchen
 Added: Jul. 14, 2013
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Oct. 24, 2010
A True Southern Hero
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Oct. 20, 2009
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