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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

July 24, 1863

Richmond Newspaper Reported Bowen’s Death

The Richmond Times Dispatch reported on the death of native Georgian John S. Bowen.

Death of Gen. Bowen. Gainesville, July 23 –To Gen. S. Cooper: Major Gen. J. S. Bowen died of [dyden]tery on the 16th, between Raymond and Clinton. The service has loss one of the ablest and gallant officers. (Signed,) J. C. Pemberton, Lt. Gen.