Elmer Bowen (1830 - 1912)

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Birthplace: Erie, New York, USA
Death: Died
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Elmer Bowen

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Elmer Bowen, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863, while serving with Company C, 127th Illinois Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

General Orders: Date of Issue: July 21, 1894

Action Date: May 22, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company C

Division: 127th Illinois Infantry

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October 25, 1830
Erie, New York, USA
December 26, 1912
Age 82
Los Angeles, California, USA