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Cowardin, Alice Bolling, b.1848(?)



  • Existence: b.1848(?)

Biographical Note

lthough biographical information is limited, it is likely that Aileen B. Cowardin was born about 1848 in Virginia. She appears to have had four brothers, at least two of whom fought for the Confederacy, one enlisting with a local defense regiment when he was only fourteen. She also had an older sister. In 1860, the family lived in Hanover, Virginia. By 1870, they had relocated to Greenbrier County, West Virginia.

bros: John L. abt. 1842 (50th VA, 19th Heavy Art, VA)-1889. POW from 4/6/65 to 6/18/65 @ Wash DC and Johnson's Island OH James R. abt. 1846 W. R. abt. 1850 (3rd VA, Local Defense) C. O. B. abt. 1852 Sis: Mary A. abt. 1844

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Aileen B. Cowardin Friendship Book,

Identifier: Ms-2011-104

The collection consists of a friendship book collected and maintained by Aileen B. Cowardin. The book includes leaf and plant samples, most of which are labeled as to the location where they were found.

Dates: 1863 - 1870