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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 1,960 cemeteries and have found the grave sites of over 37,200 Indiana Soldiers, as well as some 9,000 soldiers from states other than Indiana. We have also located the grave sites of over 1,700 Confederate soldiers buried in the Hoosier state. I am also trying to find the grave sites 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 grave sites 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.

Updated 6/4/2017
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DSON1492
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HI Eric,

Thank you for all your hard work on this site, you have helped me much and I try to fulfill every photo request I see for you in my area.

Happy Memorial Day

Dave
Dson
Added by DSON1492 on May 29, 2017 7:43 AM
Roger Swartz
Mitchell Z. Brown
Hi Eric, you posted a photo of my great-grandfather, Mitchell Z. Brown (#36431092) from the Indiana Book of Merit to his memorial page. I was curious to know if you had access to that book and what other information may be within it. I know that he earned a Silver Star, but I am not exactly sure for which action. Any information would be appreciated.
Added by Roger Swartz on May 19, 2017 9:46 AM
Soul Searcher
RE: DeGroff McDonald
I'm impressed with your work for our veterans, Eric, and am happy to play a small part in your efforts. Thanks for honoring them all!
Added by Soul Searcher on Apr 17, 2017 8:38 PM
Wade Davis
RE: Edward Marshall
The headstone inscriptions are pretty accurate, but now and then go awry. I usually submit an edit with the inscription but I suspected this one was in error. The home record obviously trumps the stone when you can match it to the cemetery plot (which we can!).

Best regards,
Wade
Added by Wade Davis on Apr 15, 2017 8:01 AM
Jim Glidewell
RE: Michael Landry
You're Welcome. Also, I normally try to get a close-up and wide shot of each memorial, but for Peter Lavell it got dark on me and I ran out of time, so I only got the close-up. I'll try to get a wide shot the next time I am out there.
Added by Jim Glidewell on Apr 04, 2017 6:43 PM
Tina Galey-Horrall
RE: Charles Smith
You are most welcome! The stone really is beautiful.
Added by Tina Galey-Horrall on Mar 29, 2017 8:59 PM
Tina Galey-Horrall
LTC Charles M Smith
Greetings, I thought I would let you know Colonel Smith interment was November 17, 1909.
Best wishes with all research , Tina
Added by Tina Galey-Horrall on Mar 28, 2017 3:20 PM
BryonJustice
RE: Thomas Howe
No problem. I'm glad I could help!
Added by BryonJustice on Mar 28, 2017 10:16 AM
Linda Hunt
Thank you
You and your dad are awesome. I can tell you have a love for these men that served us,
My husband has several family members from Indiana. We are planning a trip to Indiana in the Spring of 2018, WE will be visiting mainly Kosciusko county .His 3rd great grandfather William Charles Winters 1794-1858. lived there from 1820 until he died. I noticed you are the one who put his name on Find a Grave also.
Thank you for the work you do it is very appreciated. I live in Washington state.
Added by Linda Hunt on Mar 27, 2017 11:27 AM
Lynn T.
RE: Edward Covert
Good luck on your quest. I see you already have quite a "collection". Glad I could help.
Added by Lynn T. on Mar 24, 2017 8:05 PM
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