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James Bowen
Birth: Feb. 25, 1808
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1886
Dobbs Ferry
Westchester County
New York, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. At the beginning of the Civil War, he was on the board of police commissioners for the New York Metropolitan Police Force. He raised regiments, which were formed into a brigade and took command commissioned a Brigadier General of volunteers in October 1862. Sent to New Orleans, he served as Provost-Marshal General Department of the Gulf, until he resigned on July 27, 1864. For distinguished service, he was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. After the war, he served as a Commissioner of Charities, New York. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Eliza Bowen (1816 - 1872)*
  Maria Josephine Oothout Bowen (____ - 1877)*
 
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Burial:
Presbyterian Cemetery
Dobbs Ferry
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 25, 2001
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James Bowen
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