Thursday, April 25, 2013

John S. Towle, 8th., New Hampshire, Infantry..

John S. Towle, Co. A., 8TH., New Hampshire; born Monmouth Maine; Age 43; Residence Nashua, New Hampshire; Enlisted September 9, 1861; Mustered in October 25, 1861, as a private.  Appointed Corporal July 17, 1862.  Wounded October 27, 1862, at Labadieville La.  Appointed Sergeant December 21, 1862.  Killed May 27, 1863, at Port Hudson, La.

From the 8th., Regimental History.

John S. Towle of Company A., was shot through the head near the close of the fight, on May 27,, 1863, he must have been killed instantly, as when found his gun was still in his hands.

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