(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 77th New York Infantry
About age 18, giving it as 21, he enlisted on 28 September 1861 in Saratoga Springs for three years and mustered as Private, Company H, 77th New York Infantry on 1 October.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
His service from the Adjutant General.1 A memorial to him and his brothers Simeon and John in Malta Ridge Cemetery is on Findagrave.
There were probably 4 Rowley brothers in the 77th New York: Charles W., bugler, was discharged for disability in July 1862; Gideon M., Pvt, killed at Antietam; Simeon E., Pvt, died in Nov 1862 in Hagerstown, cause not known; and John J., Pvt, joined the regiment after Antietam and survived the war but died shortly after in July 1865.
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD