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Pvt Joseph F. Bowker
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Birth: unknown
Death: Mar. 9, 1889

Civil War Union Soldier. He was mustered in as a Private in Company C, 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on May 21, 1864. He would go on to serve a full three years with the regiment, participaing in Battles such as Gaines Mill, Second Bull Run, South Mountain, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, The Wilderness and Spotsylvania. When his enlisted expired, he was honorably mustered out on June 23, 1864. A few months later he re-enlisted in the Union war effort, being mustered in as a recruit Private in Company K, 34th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on September 7, 1864. He joined with the regiment in the field, was transferred from Company K to Company C, and participated in the unit's garrison and anti-guerrilla activities in Tennessee and Kentucky. He was the war through to it's conclusion, and was honorably discharged at Montgomery, Alabama on June 6, 1865. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Bowker (____ - 1872)
  Anne S Bowker (1805 - 1889)
 
Burial:
Vincentown Baptist Cemetery
Vincentown
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: May 14, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10958948
Pvt Joseph F. Bowker
Added by: Clara McIver
 
Pvt Joseph F. Bowker
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Added by: Rich Taylor
 
 
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Thank you for so bravely serving your country. America salutes you. Rest in peace.
-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 15, 2005
 
 
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