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Eric Lowman (#46508697)
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Bio Photo I live in Northern Indiana and am very interested in the Civil War. One of my hobbies is to visit the graves of Indiana Civil War Soldiers. To date my dad and I have visited over 1,860 cemeteries and have found the gravesites of over 36,400 Indiana Soldiers, as well as some 8,400 soldiers from states other than Indiana. We have also located the gravesites of over 1,700 Confederate soldiers buried in the Hoosier state. I am also trying to find the gravesites of all of Indiana's Civil War Colonels. I am also interested in the 8th Indiana Infantry, Company I, and the 12th Indiana Infantry. I am also looking for every Chaplain that served in an Indiana Regiment in the Civil War. If you know of any gravesites you think I may have missed, or have some interesting information, don't hesitate to contact me. I am also working on a book about Indiana's soldiers that died during the Civil War. Any help would be appreciated. Also, if you are looking for a Hoosier that served in the civil war send me an e-mail and I'll see if I can help in any way. Currently, I'm also trying to locate every Civil War veteran in Kosciusko County, Indiana, and upload them to Find-A-Grave. I am also a Christian, and look forward to life after the grave. Thanks.

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Karla Mullins
Browning
My grandfather and his 6 brothers fought and were enlisted from Howard county: Wm, Isaac, Perry, James, George, Wesley, and my grandfather Jeremiah...will give further info if you are interested. mullins.kj@comcast.net
Karla Browning Mullins
Added by Karla Mullins on Jul 26, 2014 4:03 PM
Linda K
Pvt Andrew J Phebus memorial 33688996
Hello Eric

Andrew, his wife Sarah Strieby Phebus & at least 2 children (Mariah & Martin Phebus) are buried in George Mock Cemetery.

Hoby (findagrave member 47183125) took the picture of the memorial stone which is in a tree there

Mock Cemetery (Tippecanoe Twp, Kosciusko Co,IN) is a small family cemetery began by the John Mock Sr, a son of Johann "Hans" George Mock "Mack" aka Soldier George & his wife.

George Mock Cemetery (Turkey Creek Twp, Kosciusko Co,IN) is an even smaller family cemetery began by "George" John George Mock, also a son of Johann "Hans" George Mock "Mack" aka Soldier George & his wife.

The 2 cemeteries are in the same county.

Please update the cemetery for Andrew. It is not too hard to do & if you need help, I could walk you through.

I am a distant relative of Andrew's wife Sarah Strieby Phebus.

Thanks for taking the time to read this.

Yours
Linda K






Added by Linda K on Jul 22, 2014 5:20 AM
CardinalLady
RE: Benjamin Hays
You are very welcome! There is a center headstone I will be adding plus the other family members in that plot if you are interested. He was hiding in plain site. I've looked and looked for him!
Added by CardinalLady on Jul 14, 2014 8:11 PM
Sam Stewart Lombardi
Thank you
Hello Eric,
I sincerely appreciate the transfer of John Henry Stewart's memorial. I have it updated with his family members I have been able to find memorials for, and also added his military history which I found in the book, Centennial History of Grant County Indiana, along with his history as I was able to piece together. It is quite interesting (and long!) if you are interested in reading it. :) With sincere appreciation,
Sam
John Henry Stewart, memorial 63471592
Added by Sam Stewart Lombardi on Jun 23, 2014 3:38 PM
Melanie Clare
RE: John Blackwell
Absolutely! Enjoyed the day! Really impressive what your doing with all the soldiers, glad I could contribute.
Melanie
Added by Melanie Clare on Jun 15, 2014 3:49 PM
CardinalLady
RE: Book
I'm hoping to update as many cemeteries and get photos from each as I update...as soon as I get caught up on requests. I've been getting side tracked, the cemeteries are in such bad shape. Most don't seem to be vandalism but maybe the hard winter and then no one picking up stones that have fallen, just mow over and they get buried. Instead of sitting down and crying, I start snapping photos of the ones that are in danger of disappearing. I will start a file of Civil war Stones. I'm amazed at what that D-2 does to the stones. They look like new. I ran into Headstone Healer at Riverside Cemetery the other day and he showed me the difference. Casey is supposed to be at Mc Cormick's Creek SP today demonstrating carving limestone, hope to meet him. We have some grave circles at Riverside. Sometimes there's a big stone in the center with graves radiating out from the center and stones forming a circle. Some are very old. You have any idea why they would do this? Religion, Masons?
Added by CardinalLady on Jun 14, 2014 7:34 AM
CardinalLady
Book
I was able to go in to ck out the book. It is a book on Revolutionary soldiers in a Owen Co IN. Not Civil War. Sorry
Added by CardinalLady on Jun 11, 2014 6:32 AM
Beverly
Rev Charlot
No headstone is seen, but you may want to contact the cemetery to see if a stone was actually placed, or if it is hidden from view, as sometimes happens especially with flush stones.Telephone: 216-421-2665, Fax: 216-421-2415
E-mail: info@lakeviewcemetery.com
Added by Beverly on May 06, 2014 8:21 PM
History Hunter
IND CIVIL WAR
Eric,
I just added a photo for John Gross #7409532 memorial CO K 123 IND INF

Thought you might to see it.

History Hunter #47998494
Added by History Hunter on May 06, 2014 7:46 PM
History Hunter
CIVIL WAR 16th IND
Eric,

Saw you are also interested in the Civil War. s I found a vet of CO E 16th IND V.I. buried in Ohio # 129317925, has a picure of him and his stone.

Thanks,
History Hunter #47998494
Added by History Hunter on May 06, 2014 7:29 PM
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