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:

http://tinyurl.com/4x778ua

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