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Bowman, John D.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Isle La Motte, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, 4SGT, Co. H, 3rd VT INF, m/o 7/27/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1842, Isle La Motte, VT
Death: 07/12/1916

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 46555324

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/9/1885
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Capt. John D. Bowman

Capt. John D. Bowman died at his home at Rouses Point, N. Y., yesterday. He was born in Isle La Motte, Sept. 3, 1837, the son of Joseph Bowman and Sarah (Dawson) Bowman. He was the first volunteer of Grand Isle, enlisting in the Civil War in the spring of 1861, in Company H. Third Vermont, and served three years. He represented Isle La Motte in the Legislature of 1878-80, and also held other public offices. He was a member of the late La Motte Lodge of Masons for the last 45 years. In 1867 he married Catherine Earley, who died in 1911. He is survived by one son, John S. Bowman, and three daughters, Mrs. John C. Sabourin of Rouses Point, Mrs. Elias Spear of this city and Mrs. Nathaniel Wallace, widow of Dr. Wallace of Fitchburg, Mass. A son, William T. Bowman, and a daughter, Mrs. Louise H. Mott, died several years ago. The body will be brought to Burlington for burial in Lake View cemetery.

Source: Burlington Daily News, July 13, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.