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Henry Lowe (or Lour?)

Before the war

He was born in 1837/38 (4 (24 in 1862), 6 [55 in 1893], 10 [55 in 1893]). He was born in England (6, 10).

During the war

He also served in company C of the 29th Pennsylvania Militia Infantry (7, 9)

He enlisted and was mustered into service at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 9 January 1862 (1, 4, 9). He was mustered in as a private in company D (1, 4, 10, 11, 12).

He was wounded on 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia (1, 4).

He was discharged on 16 April 1863 on surgeon's certificate of disability, from Camp Convalescent (1, 2 [no date], 3 [medical board], 4, 9). He had served for fifteen months (6, 10). He was a private, in company D (11, 12).

After the war

On 23 September 1864, he applied successfully for a pension (7, 9).

In 1890, he was living in Gloucester City, Camden County, New Jersey (8). He had wounds in his hand and in his knee (4).

On 1 February 1893, he was admitted to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (6, 10). He was admitted from Pennsylvania (6). He had a gunshot wound in the hand (6).

In 1893, he was present at the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (6). He was receiving a pension of $4 per month (6).

He again applied for a pension on 23 February 1907 (9).

On 6 July 1909, he was dropped from the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (10). He was then receiving a pension of $15 per month (10).

He died on 1 February 1915, at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, in Elizabeth City County, Virginia (5, 9). He was buried in the Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton County, Virginia (5).

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Henry Lour)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 26 April 1863 (Henry Lour [?--could be 'Lowe'])

3 company D, register of men discharged, entry 28 (Henry Lowe [sic])

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 9 August 2004 (Henry Lour)

5 Cemetery records online (searched 20 Sep 2005) (Henry Lowe)

6 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1893. Serial Set volume 3151, session volume 1, 53rd Congress, 1st Session. House Miscellaneous Document 35. Page 717. (Henry Lowe)

7 pension index, by name (Henry Lowe)

8 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Camden County, Gloucester City, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 19, page [1] (Henry Lowe)

9 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (Henry Low)

10 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1910. Letter from the President of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting the report... fiscal year ended June 30, 1910. Serial Set volume 6058, Session volume 114, 61st Congress, 3rd Session, House Document 1078. Page 401 (Henry Lowe)

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry Lowe)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry Low)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 4 December 2014, from Fold3]


Lowe Henry
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 4 December 2014]

Low Henry
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lowe Henry

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Camden County, Gloucester City, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 19, page [1]]
[line] 10
[house] 316
[family] 316
[name] Lowe, Henry
[rank] Privt
[company] D
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] Jan 9 1863
[discharge date] Apl 19 1864
[length of service] 1 year, 3 months, 10 days
[post office address] " " " [sc. Gloucester City, NJ]
[disability incurred] Wound in hand and knee
[remarks] [blank]

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