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Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Alexander Bowers
Sept. 25, 1903
Aged 71 Yrs.
C. S. A.

Alexander Bowers, b. 1832, Va.; d. 25 Sep 1903, age 71; residence at death, Vicksburg; served in the Commissary.

On his soldier's application for pension dated 30 Aug 1900, he states he is 71 years old, lives in Warren Co., has Vicksburg as his post office, and has been a resident of Mississippi since Sep of 1859. He is a widower. He was living in Yalobusha Co. when he enlisted but does not remember the date. He was appointed Captain of the commissary department "by the authorities at Richmond and ordered to report to Major Mellon who was acting as Major Commissary at Grenada, Miss."

He was never discharged, transferred, or wounded. He was in active service at Grenada, at the surrender.

He reports he received seven dollars and twenty cents per annum last year from the state, owns no property, and, though he has a son and daughter, lives at St. Charity Hospital, Vicksburg.

Alexander Bowers is interred on the edge of Soldiers' Rest, near his fellow Confederates.



Alexander Bowers' signature on his
soldier's application for pension dated
30 Aug 1900.



Army of the Confederate States
Certificate of Disability for discharge of Conscript

Alex Bowers, an enrolled conscript of Yalobusha County in 1st Congressional District State of Miss. was born in S. Caroline County in State of S. Carolina, 45 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high, florid complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair and by occupation a farmer.

In the second section, the two surgeons find the conscript "incapable of performing the duties of a soldier" and "recommend his detail in Commissary Deptmt."


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