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Federal (USV)


John Cowel

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st New York Light Artillery, Battery B

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted 9 September 1861 in Chicago and mustered as Private, Battery B, First New York Artillery on 28 September.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter at Antietam on 16 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1


c. 1838


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1896, Vol. 2, pg. 93  [AotW citation 22423]