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he was enrolled when 22 years of age as a private in Co. F, 74th Pa. V.I.; he had been engaged in farming when he was enrolled March 4, 1863. June 25, 1865, he was confined in hospital at Grafton, W. Va., having sustained an injury to back. He did not take part in any battles, but had plentiful experience in scouting, skirmishing expeditions, guard and garrison duty. He was honorably discharged June 29, 1865, at Grafton, W. Va. He had two brothers in service, W.P. and John in 74th Pa. V I.; his wife's brother Michael served in the late war. Comrade Rowe is a farmer by occupation and his address is Chambersville, Pa.

JOHN I. ROWE

Was born in Indiana county, Pa., May 8, 1836, of parents, George and Elizabeth (Stump) Rowe, deceased. He was married in 1860 in in his native county to Lucinda Bents, who was born June 21, 1844, in this county; her parents, long ago deceased, were George and Fannie (Stahl) Bents. By this marriage there are the following children: William Luther, dec., Fannie Elizabeth, Geo. Forney, John Stevens, Mary Ellen, Hannah Almira, David Marion, Harry Leander, Homer Alexander, dec., Foster Benton, Hulda Mabel, Jane and Lucinda, dec. Comrade Rowe served a short time in the Union army during the late unpleasantness. He was 29 years old when he was enrolled March 5, 1865, as a private in Co. F, 74th Pa. V.I. He did not take part in any battles as his services consisted in scouting after Mosby and doing guard duty on B. & O. R.R. in W. Va. He was honorably discharged Sept. 5, 1865, at Clarksburg, W. Va. His brothers, Wm. and Daniel, were in the late service. Comrade Rowe may be addressed at Tanoma, Pa., near which place he is engaged in farming.

WILLIAM P. ROWE,

Son of George and Elizabeth (Sump) Rowe, deceased, was born in Indiana county, Pa., Oct. 19, 1834. He was married Oct. 31, 1864in this county to Mary A. McAnulty, who was born there May 18, 1844; her parents, long since deceased, were John and Barbara (Bookimyre) McAnulty. Three children have blessed this marriage, Daniel H., John E., and George L. Comrade Rowe was engaged in farming when the late war broke out; he enlisted from Indiana, Pa., Aug. 7, 1862, when 28 years of age as a private in Co. I. 135th Pa. V.I., and shared its fortunes and its glories during his term of enlistment. May 25, 1863, he was honorably discharged at Harrisburg, pa., and expiration of time and re-enlisted March 14, 1864, in Indiana, Pa., as Corp, in Co. F. 74th Pa. V.I. He took active part in the battle of Chan-


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