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G.W. Gowen
G.W. Gowen

Federal (USV)


George Washington Gowen

(c. 1840 - 1865)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 48th Pennsylvania Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company C.

The remainder of the War:
He was promoted to Captain on 28 September 1862. By 1865 he was Colonel of the 48th and was killed in their last action at Petersburg, Virginia on 5 April 1865, age 25.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and his photo from Bosbyshell1.

Death Date: 04/05/1865    Death Place: Petersburg, VA    


1   Bosbyshell, Oliver Christian, The 48th in the war: being a narrative of the campaigns of the 48th Regiment, Infantry, Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers, during the War of the Rebellion, Philadelphia: Avil Print. Co., 1895, pp. 73 - 85  [AotW citation 5389]

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