Person:Marshall Howe (1)

Marshall Benjamin Howe
b.17 May 1828 New York
Facts and Events
Name[1] Marshall Benjamin Howe
Gender Male
Birth[2] 17 May 1828 New York
Marriage 31 Oct 1852 New Yorkto Caroline Perlina McLain
Death[3] 15 Dec 1862 Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Burial[4] Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

Sandy has that his birthdate is May 17, 1828 She also has that Marshall died in the war. Mae Howe Beardslee has birth as May 7, 1828 Rollins Family Tree has birth as May 17, 1824

George Rollins has that they moved to Vienna Township, Genesee County, Michigan in 1856, or Ca 1860. Census records support latter date. He also has that he enlisted a sprivate, Co. C, 23rd Reg't Michigan Infantry, Aug. 11, 1862 at Vienna, Michigan. Mustered in Sept. 12, 1862 at E. Saginaw, Michigan. In hospital Oct. 3, 1862 in Louisville, Kentucky. Where he died on Dec. 15, 1862 from Phthisis Pulmonalis. He is buried in Louisville.

1860 Census of Van Buren, Onondaga County, New York Marshall Howe 31 Farmer --- $100 NY Caroline 35 NY Henry 6 NY Frances 4 NY Orville 1 NY

Taken from the book "The Covered Wagon Way" by May Howe Beardslee: "He (Marshall Howe) sold land in Baldwinville, New York in 1859 and moved his wife and their three children to Michigan. They had another son, born on March 26, 1860, who died at birth. Marshall joined the Union army in Saginaw in 1862, where he was in training. He came home on a furlough on September 2, 1862. The next morning, September 3, their fourth child "Carrie" was born. Marshall stayed at home until September 7, before returning to his Regiment in Saginaw. Two weeks from then, he left with the other soldiers for the south never to return."

Name: Marshall B Howe , Enlistment Date: 11 August 1862 Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE Side Served: Union State Served: Michigan Unit Numbers: 1100 1100 Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 11 August 1862 at the age of 34 Enlisted in Company C, 23rd Infantry Regiment Michigan on 12 September 1862. Died of disease Company C, 23rd Infantry Regiment Michigan on 15 December 1862 in Louisville, KY Appears to have been involved in the following engagements: Fought at Chattanooga, TN. Fought at Neeley's Bend, KY. Fought on 13 October 1862 at Shelbyville, TN. Fought on 29 November 1862 at Franklin, TN.

  1. George D. Rollins. Rollins Family Tree.
  2. Copy of Letter from Frances Howe Fuller in The Covered Wagon Way
    p. 45.
  3. May Howe Beardslee. The Covered Wagon Way
    p. 45.
  4. May Howe Beardslee. The Covered Wagon Way
    p. 45.