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McGowan, Orcemer R.


Age: 28, credited to Highgate, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 7/14/62, m/i 9/1/62, CPL, Co. F, 10th VT INF, pr SGT 12/1/63, kia, Winchester, 9/19/64

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Birth: 1832, Franklin, VT
Death: 09/19/1864

Burial: Probably buried in an unmarked grave, , VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: 10th Vt. History off-site


2nd Great Granduncle of Linda McGowan, Richmond, VT

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Died in Virginia

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Tenth Vermont, at the Battle of Opequan, Sept. 19.

Company F

Killed Sergt. Orcemus McGowan.

Source: Vermont Journal, October 8, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.