Major General John Stevens Bowen

Born October 30, 1830 at Savannah GA
USMA 13th in 1853
Wounded at Shiloh/Pittsburg Landing
Died July 13, 1863 near Raymond MS of dysentery contracted at Siege of Vicksburg
Buried Confederate Cemetery, Vicksburg MS


Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1853, frontier duty, resigned 1856, architect.

War Service 1861 Camp Jackson (c), June 1861 Col. of 1st Missouri, March 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 2nd Bde/Breckenridge's (Reserve) Corps at Shiloh (w), Vicksburg campaign, May 1863 Maj. Gen., Vicksburg (s), paroled, died as a result of illnes s contracted during the siege.

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