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Name:Achilles Rowe
Affiliation:Class of 1858
Biography & Genealogy:Achilles Rowe, Class of 1858: Genealogy: Born- June 8, 1836 in Glouchester, Co. Va. Father- Ralph H. Rowe; Mother- Mildred (maiden name unknown). Pat. Grandfather- Edmund Rowe; Pat. Grandmother- Rachel (maiden name unknown) Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- 1st- Emeline Thomas, daughter of John Thomas in 1859; 2nd- Elizabeth Hogg, daughter of Capt. George A. Hogg in 1868. Children- (From 1st Marriage) 1- Charles B. Rowe; 2- Mary A. Rowe; 3- Ralph H. Rowe; (From 2nd Marriage) 4- Aurelia B. Rowe; 5-Lulie Rowe; 6- Susie Rowe; 7- Achilles Rowe; 8- Edgar S. Rowe; 9- Powhatan P. Rowe; 10- Elizabeth Rowe; 11- Hannibal Rowe. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 28, 1854; Left after one year. Military Record: Enlisted April 20, 1861 as 3rd Sergeant in Co. F, 26th Va. Infantry; promoted to 1st Sergeant May 11, 1861; promoted to 1st Lieut. Nov. 15, 1861; In hospital with typhoid May, 1862; absent, sick until June 1862; on recruiting service Jan.-Feb. 1863; in hospital with scabies Feb. 13- April 2, 1865. Careers: Teacher; Justice of the Peace in Glouchester Co. Died- March 31, 1895.
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