Enlisted March 1, 1865 and discharged July 15, 1865. President Lincoln requested a special enlistment for the spring campaign. I wonder if Samuel Bowersock was part of this group?
...from Streator Daily Free Press Thursday, November 2, 1905 SAMUEL BOWERSOCK DIED IN COALVILLE AT MIDNIGHT Had Resided in That Village Twenty-Two Years --- Funeral Services Tomorrow. Samuel Bowersock died at midnight last night at his home in Coalville. He had ben affected with heart trouble for three years. He was born in Ohio February 2, 1835, and was married to Miss Rachell Bell July 6, 1875, in this city by whom the following children were born: Mrs. Louis Turk, Mrs. Joseph Defenbaugh, Russell Bell, Owen Bell and Mrs. Katie Brock Streator; Mrs Olive Carmon of Cardiff, and Water Bowersock of Devide, Colo. Was An Old Soldier. The deceased had been a resident of Coalville for twenty-two years. He had been a soldier in the civil war and was a miner by occupation. The funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in Coalville. Interment at Moon cemetery. Rev. T. McVety will officiate.