{⋆★⋆} BG Lowry, Robert

Robert Lowry

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Born: March 10, 1830

Birthplace: Chesterfield District, South Carolina

Father: Colonel Robert T. Lowry Sr. 1806 – 1880
(Buried: Baldwyn Masonic Cemetery, Baldwyn, Mississippi)​

Mother: Jemina Mary Rushing 1806 – 1840
(Buried: Lowery Cemetery, Decatur, Tennessee)​

Wife: Maria Miller Gammage 1831 – 1873
(Buried: Brandon Cemetery, Brandon, Mississippi)​


Ella Lowry Lamb 1853 – 1941​
(Buried: Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Mississippi)​
Lela Bartrell Lowry Jayne 1860 – 1947​
(Buried: Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Mississippi)​

Robert F. Lowry 1864 – 1900​
(Buried: Brandon Cemetery, Brandon, Mississippi)​
Patrick Henry Lowry 1865 – 1907​
(Buried: Brandon Cemetery, Brandon, Mississippi)​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in Brandon, Mississippi​

Civil War Career:

1861: 1st Lt. in Company B, 6th Mississippi Infantry Regiment​
1861 – 1862: Major of 6th Mississippi Infantry Regiment​
1862 – 1865: Colonel of 6th Mississippi Infantry Regiment​
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee​
Helped put down the stir up of citizens in Jones County, Mississippi​
1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry

Occupation after War:

1865: Attorney in Brandon, Mississippi​
1865 – 1866: Mississippi State Senator​
1866 – 1882: Attorney in Brandon, Mississippi​
1882 – 1890: Governor of Mississippi​
1890 – 1910: Attorney in Brandon, Mississippi​

January 19, 1910

Place of Death: Jackson, Mississippi

Age at time of Death: 79 years old

Burial Place: Brandon Cemetery, Brandon, Mississippi
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Sep 15, 2018
South Texas
During the Vicksburg Campaign Lowry's brigade was part of Loring's division and was cut off from the rest of Pemberton's army after Champion Hill. This division joined forces with General Johnston in the defense of Jackson, Miss.

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