(1830 - 1889)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 30 year old overseer on a farm near Octavia in Early County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company G, 13th Georgia Infantry on 4 May 1862 (or in September 1862 at Frederick, MD).
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was on wounded furlough from 19 September to 19 October 1862, then returned to duty. He was wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863 and by a gunshot to his right arm at Fort Stedman, near Petersburg, VA about 12 February 1865. He was in a Richmond hospital at the end of the war.
After the War
In 1870 he was a farmer near Blakely in Early County, GA and in 1880 was a farm worker in Miller County, GA.
References & notes
His service from Henderson1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists, the US Census of 1860-1880 (also as Joseph A Rowe, with birth estimates ranging from 1825 to 1835), and his US veteran's headstone application.
He married Sarah Ann Standland (1835-) in October 1858 and they had 7 children.
02/23/1830; Early County, GA
12/29/1889; Bastrop County, TX
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 7288]
2 US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927 [AotW citation 28295]