E.S. Cowden receipt, 1879 October 3
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Office of National Cemeteries, Washington, D.C., Oct 3, 1879. Mr. E.S. Cowden Lowellville, Ohio, Mahoning Co. Sir: Your letter of the 1st. inst. has been received and contents noted. Capt Geo. D. Cowden, is buried in the Natl Cemy at City Point Va. in grave No. 1225, and a headstone has already been erected by the U.S. at his grave Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, A.F. ROCKWELL, Capt. & A. Q. M., U. S. Army, In charge of National Cemeteries.