Age: 0, credited to Readsboro, VT
Unit(s): 1st MA CAV
Service: enl 11/27/1863, and m/i as a Pvt, Co. I, 1st MA CAV on 12/5/63. m/o 6/29/65 as of Co. C
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Birth: 1845, Pittsfield, MA
Burial: South Readsboro Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 31657233
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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South Readsboro Cemetery, Readsboro, VT
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Nelson O. Bowen
North Adams Transcript
Sep. 18, 1873
Nelson O. Bowen, brother of James L. Bowen formerly of this village, was killed at Montague City on Tuesday of last week, while coupling cars on the Vt. and Mass. R.R. The deceased was 28 years old and leaves a wife and child. He, with his brother, served in the late war, and won a good reputation as a soldier.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.