Cowan, Henry Inch.

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Henry Inch Cowan was born on October 20, 1846, to Irish immigrants Henry Cowan and Catherine Benning. He enlisted to fight in the Civil War, was imprisoned in a hospital captured by Confederates, and served as a scout toward the end of the war. After formal discharge from service, Henry Inch Cowan worked as a commission merchant and volunteer firefighter. He moved to New Orleans, where he died of yellow fever on September 21, 1867.

From the description of Letters and family history, 1861-1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122365410

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creatorOf Cowan, Henry Inch. Letters and family history, 1861-1963. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Biddle, Charles J. (Charles John), 1819-1873. person
associatedWith Boggs, G. W. person
associatedWith Cowan family. family
associatedWith Cowan, Henry, person
associatedWith Cowan, Henry B., person
associatedWith Dale, E. person
associatedWith Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879. person
associatedWith Ellis, Charles M. person
associatedWith Felton, S. M. (Samuel Morse), 1809-1889. person
associatedWith Gee, Herbert S. person
associatedWith Gratz, Edward, d. 1869. person
associatedWith Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883. person
associatedWith Kelly, William D. person
associatedWith Rush, Richard Henry, 1824-1893. person
associatedWith Stroud, George M. (George McDowell), 1795-1875. person
associatedWith United States. Army. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 6th (1861-1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Verree, John P. (John Paul), 1817-1889. person
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