Bio: Rowell, A. J. (1881)

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Surnames: Rowell, Eastman, Van Dreser, Shaw

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 338

A. J. ROWELL, farmer, Union, was born in 1832, in Vermont, enlisted, in 1862, in the 104th N. Y. regiment, at Geneseo. Was in the battles of Rappahannock, Silver Spring, second Bull's Run, Chantilla and Antietam; was wounded in the back of the neck, the ball passing just in front of the spine; was discharged on Surgeon-General Eastman's certificate in 1863. Came to Eau Claire in 1864; was in Daniel Shaw's machine shop one year; in Badger Mills till 1875; at French Falls from '75 to '78, and came on his farm in '78. Married Anna Van Dreser in '72. Have three children Minnie, Fletcher and Maud.

 

 


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