Friday, May 27, 2011


These are my family members and heroes that served our country and helped keep it safe! Upper Left: Richard Carr Bowman, Civil War - CSA - Co. D, 60th Tn. Infantry - 2nd G-Grandfather Lower Left: Russell Lawrence Ingle, Jr. - WWII - USCG - Dad Center: Clyde Alward Bancroft - WWI - US Army - Grand Uncle Upper Right: George Orvis Langendorfer - WWI - Army - 322nd Field Signal Batt. - Husband's Grandfather Lower Right: Robert Henry Langendorfer - WWII - USN Air Corp - Husband's Father Please Remember and Thank ALL of our Military Personal and their families!!

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Mary Elizabeth White Bowman ~ Confederate Widow's Pension File

Mary (Mollie)  Elizabeth White Bowman b. 29 Jan 1849 d. 17 May 1930

Mary was the wife of Richard Carr Bowman, they were married on 14 Jan 1866 in Washington County, TN.
Their children were:

1.  William White Bowman b. 3 Sep 1867 d. 20 Jun 1933
2. Lafayette Washington Bowman b. 8 Jul 1872 d. 18 Aug 1950 (my great-grandfather)

Below is a link to the Picasa photo album where you can view her Widow's  Pension file:

Mary E. Bowman's Widows Pension File


Thursday, April 7, 2011

Richard Carr Bowman - Confederate Pension Application

Richard Carr Bowman - b. 23 Nov 1837 d. 20 Aug 1914

Richard was a member of Company D 60th Tennessee Regiment.  He enlisted 1862 Crawford's Regiment and Pritchett's Company D.  He was captured at Vicksburg, Ms. on May 17th, 1863 and spent the next 21 months in prisoner of war camps.  He was first sent to Camp Morton, Indiana; next to Fort Delaware, Delaware and finally to Point Lookout, Maryland where he was paroled or exchanged in February 1865.

Below is a link to the Picasa photo album where you can view his pension application: