Benjamin Franklin Cowling

Born 1842, in Tennessee

Married Mary E. West before 1863

Died 1884, in Denton County, Texas

Enlisted on 15 June 1862 in Company B of DeMorse's 29th Regiment, Texas Calvalry at Pilot Point, Denton County, Tesas. The 29th fought in a battle near Fort Gibson, OK; a battle near Honey Springs, OK; in the Camden Expedition, AR; a battle near Poison Sprint, AR; a battle near Camden, AR; a battle at Massards Prairie, near Fort Smith, AR; and a battle at Cabin Creek, Indian Territory. He was dismounted and assigned to infantry in February, 1865. On 19 May 1865 they went home.

Buried in Sanger Cemetery, Sanger, Texas

For further information, contact John T. Rogers, john.rogers2@cox.net

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