Facts and Events
He is named in the will of his grandfather, David H. Rowles, 13 Aug 1861, Monroe County, Iowa.
He enlisted in Co. D, 22d Iowa Infantry, 27 Aug 1862. He mustered in 9 Sep 1862 at Iowa City and received $25 bounty. He fought at Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Black River Bridge, the siege of Vicksburg, and the siege of Jackson. He finally died of typhoid while stationed at Mustang Island, Texas. His mustering out ("dead") was signed by Capt. Napoleon B. Humphrey, company commander.