COL BBG Fowler, Edward Brush

Edward Brush “Ned” Fowler

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Born: May 29, 1826

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Father: Edward Fowler – 1854

Mother: ____________ Phillips 1808 – 1844

Wife: Annie Cook 1836 – 1904
(Buried: Green – Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York)​

Children:

Sarah E. Fowler 1853 – 1865​
Robert J. Fowler 1855 – 1883​
Emma A. Fowler Baker 1856 – 1920​
(Buried: Green – Wood Cemetery Brooklyn New York​
Edward Fowler 1859 – 1917​
William D. Fowler 1869 – 1891​

Education:

Attended Brooklyn Gaslight School​

Occupation before War:

Accountant in New York City, New York​
Lt. Colonel with 14th Brooklyn Militia Regiment​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Lt. Colonel of 84th New York Infantry Regiment​
1862: Wounded in thigh during the Second Battle of Bull Run, Virginia​
1862 – 1864: Colonel of 84th New York Infantry Regiment​
1862 – 1863: Commandant of Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia​
1863: Regimental Commander at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1863: Led 356 men into the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1863: Regimental Commander at the Battle of Mine Run, Virginia​
1864: Regimental Commander during the Wilderness Campaign​
1864: Regimental Commander at the Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia​
1864: Mustered out of the Union Army on June 6th in New York​
1865: Brevetted Brigadier General for his service in the War​

Occupation after War:

Loan Officer with Long Island, New York Savings Bank​
Treasurer of Atlantic and Pacific Company​
Auditor of Commercial Cable Company​
Chief Clerk of Brooklyn, New York, Board of Audit​
Supervisor for Kings County, New York, 11th Ward​
Assisted Union Army Veterans with Pension Funds​

Died: January 16, 1896

Place of Death: 47 Brevoort Place, Fort Greene, New York

Age at time of Death: 69 years old

Burial Place: Green – Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
 
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