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 Prosper O. Bowe

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Prosper O. Bowe

  • Birth 26 Mar 1842 Clayton, Jefferson County, New York, USA
  • Death 25 Mar 1923 USA
  • Burial Watervliet, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 102244427

Prosper Bowe was a member of Co. D of the Western Sharp Shooters, 66th Illinois Volunteers during the Civil War.
This company was raised in southwestern Michigan where he and his two brothers lived when they enlisted in late 1861.

Prosper fought at the battles of Mt. Zion, Mo., Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, and in the Atlanta Campaign. He was promoted Corporal and was discharged with his regiment July 1865.

After the war Prosper O. Bowe lived in Watervliet, Michigan where he attended many reunions of the boys from Company D.


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  • Created by: Stephen Altic
  • Added: 16 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102244427
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Prosper O. Bowe (26 Mar 1842–25 Mar 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102244427, citing Watervliet Cemetery, Watervliet, Berrien County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Stephen Altic (contributor 47364007) .