Thomas Cowan, Jr.
Lieutenant, Confederate States of America Army
of Derick S. Hartshorn: April
COWAN, THOMAS, Jr.. 1st Lieutenant, Company B, 3rd Regiment, N.C.
Troops. Resided in Brunswick County and appointed 2nd Lieutenant to rank
from May 16, 1861. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on July 1, 1862. Wounded
and captured at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862, and died
in hospital at Washington, D.C., October 4, 1862. ." [North Carolina Troops-A
Roster 1861-1865, North Carolina Dept. of Archives and History, Vol. 3:510-02]
LT CO B 3 NC INF
DATE OF DEATH: 10/05/1862
BURIED AT: SECTION CONF SITE 225
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY