OWEN, Joshua Thomas "Paddy" USA

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OWEN, Joshua Thomas "Paddy"
Born March 29 1821, Caermarthen, Wales
Died November 7 1887, Philadelphia PA
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, politician, served in state militia.
War Service May 1861 Col. of 24th Pennsylvania, August 1861 Col. of 69th Pennsylvania, Seven Pines, Seven Days, Antietam, November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers - appointment expired March 1863, commanded 2nd Bde/2nd Divn/II Corps at Fredericksburg, March 1863 reappointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, Chancellorsville, arrested on the march to Pennsylvania, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, mustered out July 1864.
Post War Career Lawyer, editor of a law journal.
Notes He was accused of failing to support a neighboring brigade at Cold Harbor.
 

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