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Pvt James Bowie
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Birth: 1817, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1894
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Company B of Stafford and King George Counties, 47th Virginia Infantry, Field's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence King George County, VA.; 5'7"; farmer.
Enlisted on 6/11/1861 at King George Court House for 1 year's service, he was mustered into "B" Co. VA 47th Infantry as a Private.
Sick at home Nov & Dec 1861 through May & June 1862 Roll.
Absent without Leave July & Aug 1862 Roll through Nov & Dec 1862 Roll.
No further record.
Discharged 3/17/1864 at Camp near Orange Court House, Orange County because he was "unfit for military duty in consequence of a severe spell of illness and and by reason of being over 45 years of age". (per Soldiers' Home application)

On 8/11/1893, as a 76 year-old widowed farmer living near his 2 daughters in Pasapatanzy, King George County, he applied for admittance into the Robert E. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home, Richmond, VA. due to "old age and infirmity caused by hardship and exposure during the war". He was approved 9/1893 and admitted 10/9/1893; died there.
 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Confederate Soldiers' Section, unknown
 
Created by: Scott Hutchison
Record added: Jan 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12940727
Pvt James Bowie
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