Pvt Alexander W Lowery, (CSA)

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Pvt Alexander W Lowery, (CSA)

Birthplace: Yancey County, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 06, 1862 (30-31)
St Charles Hospital, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States (Died from wounds received in Battle of Malvern Hill)
Place of Burial: Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Lowery and Barbara Lowery
Husband of Rachel Louise Deweese Lowery
Father of Aletha McGee; Elmira Biddix; Samuel Alexander Lowery; Buna Vista "Beannie" McKinney and John Fleming Lowery
Brother of Charles M Lowery

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About Pvt Alexander W Lowery, (CSA)

Pvt Alexander W Lowery, Co A, 49 NC Infantry, CSA

Civil War: Occupation,farmer. Residence,Yancey Co.(now part of McDowell Co.) NC.

Enlisted as a private on Mar 11,1862 at the age of 31. Enlisted in Company A, 49th Infantry Regiment NC on Apr 15,1862 at Camp Mangum, Raleigh, NC.

He was gravely wounded on Jul 1, 1862 at the battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. He died of his wounds on Jul 6, 1862 at St. Charles Hospital (also known as General Hospital #8) in Richmond, Virginia.

He was buried at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.


Alexander W. Lowery was born 1831, son of James & Barbara Lowery.

On November 8, 1850 he married Rachel Louise McKinney (Deweese). He was 19 and she was 34. Rachel was widowed from here previous husbands Louis Deweese. She had 3 daughters with Lewis Deweese.

1.- Elizabeth Jane-b.Jun 20,1837 & married Daniel Moses Washburn.

2.- Nancy- b.Feb 2,1842 & married William A. Buchanan.

3.- Mary- b.Jan 9,1844 & married France Biddix.

Alexander had 5 children with Rachel. They were: ., 1.-Elmira-b.1852 & married Jessie Wilburn Biddix . 2.-Barbara Aletha-b.1854 & married Isaac Abram McGee . 3.-Samuel Alexander-b.Jan 2,1857 & married 1st.-Laura Loven & 2nd.-Mary Elizabeth Chapman.

4.-Beunavista-b.1858 & married Joseph Todd McKinney.

5.-John Fleming-b.Sep 28,1860 & married Sarah Jane McKinney.



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Pvt Alexander W Lowery, (CSA)'s Timeline

Yancey County, North Carolina, United States
McDowell County, North Carolina, United States
July 6, 1862
Age 31
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States