b. 25/10/1830 Erie County, New York. d. 26/12/1912 California.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Bowen joined the 127th Illinois Infantry in August 1862, and was transferred to the Invalid Corps the following year.
For gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863.
BURIAL LOCATION: ANGELUS ROSEDALE CEMETERY, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.
SECTION 6, LOT 480, GRAVE 1SE
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.