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Federal (USV)


Edwin A. Bown

(1839 - 1900)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Probably from the town of Perinton, Monroe County, New York, he enlisted at age 22 and mustered as Private, Company B, 108th New York Infantry on 21 July 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for disability 21 February 1863 at Falmouth, VA.

After the War

He was listed as a carriage maker in 1877 and 1892 Rochester city directories.

References & notes

Basic information from Washburn1. Service data from the State of New York2. Life dates from the cemetery.




05/16/1900; Rochester, NY; burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY


1   Washburn, George H., A Complete Military History and Record of the 108th Regiment N.Y. Vols., Rochester (NY): Press of E.R. Andrews, 1894, pp, 215 - 227  [AotW citation 8884]

2   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, Issue 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 185  [AotW citation 8965]