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Bowker, Wilbur F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Peru, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/17/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. H, 8th VT INF, kia, Port Hudson, 5/27/63

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1841, Middleton, PA
Death: 05/27/1863

Burial: Buried in an unmarked grave, , LA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Lovina A., 2/8/1877
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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Died in Louisiana

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Obituary

SONS OF VERMONT MINISTERS IN THE ARMY

By way of supplement to an article under this title, which appeared in The Record about a year ago, a few additional facts are now recorded.

Wilbur F. Bowker, son of Rev. A. G. Bowker of Peru, was a private in the 8th Regiment, and was killed at Port Hudson, 26 May 1863.

Source: Vermont Record, May 27, 1865
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.