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Z.A. Fowler

Z.A. Fowler

Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Zephaniah Anson Fowler

"Zeph"

(1820 - 1893)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 40, he enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant of Company E, 6th Georgia Infantry on 27 May 1861. He was elected First Lieutenant on 16 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain 26 March 1862 when Captain Cleveland was appointed Major. He was elected to the Georgia state legislature in 1863, 1864 and 1865, and may have been granted leave from his Company to attend sessions. He resigned his commission after April 1864.

After the War

He owned a livery stable and was in real estate. He was Mayor of Pelham, GA in 1882 and was a Justice of the Peace for Butler, GA by 1887.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson.1 His status at Sharpsburg from a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists, especially GGGranddaughter Millie Stewart. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from a photograph with his wife originally shared on a Glover family website [now gone].

He married Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Glover (c.1822-1897) in June 1840, and they had 9 (5?) children.

Birth

09/25/1820; Warren County, GA

Death

11/16/1893 Butler, GA; burial in Butler Memorial Cemetery, Butler, GA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 785  [AotW citation 21151]