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Sgt John James Howe
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1836
York County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1862
Orange County
Virginia, USA

He was the son of John M. Howe and Frances Jane Davis Howe. He married Aramantha Melvina Quinn on August 19, 1858, in York County, South Carolina. On July 1, 1862, John enlisted in the Confederate forces, 18th Regiment, Co. G, Wallace Infantry, Col. Martin, at Columbia South Carolina, as a First Sergeant. John appeared on a register of claims of deceased officers & soldiers for South Carolina, 18th SC Regiment, Co. H, Capt. Beamguard. His claim is presented by John M. Howe, his father, filed November 28, 1862, he died at Martins Lane Orange Court House VA, one day after the battle at Rappahannock Station VA. His father John M. was paid a sum of $36 for back pay & $25 for clothing. His claim states his complexion was dark, 6' tall, Black eyes, Dark Hair, was a farmer and the he was a 1st sergeant. Cause of death was a lung hemmorage. His tombstone states that he died near Orange Courthouse, VA. 8-24-1862, at the age of 25 years 7 month & 26 days. 
 
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 Parents:
  John M. Howe (1807 - 1898)
  Frances Jane Howe (____ - 1879)
 
 Children:
  Frances Elizabeth Howe (1861 - 1878)*
 
 Sibling:
  John James Howe (1836 - 1862)
  David Josiah Howe (1841 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Clover
York County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Section P, Row 2, Lot 4
 
Created by: Hope
Record added: Sep 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11686474
Sgt John James Howe
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Sgt John James Howe
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A True Southern Hero
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
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- E. Boerma
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