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James Pollard BowenRoster ID 2665
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1866|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Pollard Bowen, Class of 1866. Born- 18 December 1844. Matriculated from Ninevah. At VMI 1 year, 5 months. Military Record: Resigned 29 January 1864 to enlist as Pvt, Col J.S. Mosby's Regiment Virginia Cavalry (43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry). Captured 9 June 1864 in Loudoun Co, VA. Held at Wheeling, WV and Camp Chase, OH. Released 6 June 1865. Post War Career: Cotton Compress Business. After the war he moved to Galveston, TX. He was the Secretary of Buffalo Bayou Company in Houston, TX. Episcopalian. Brother of Bowen, WB Class of 1867 and nephew of Bowen, W Class of 1843. Died- 11 May 1924.|