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Calvin Duvall Cowles
Colonel, United States Army
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Calvin Duvall Cowles of North Carolina
Appointed from North Carolina, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1869 (25)
Second Lieutenant, 23rd Infantry, 13 June 1873
First Lieutenant, 20 March 1879
Captain, 31 January 1891
Lieutenant Colonel, 1st North Carolina Volunteer Infantry, 11 May 1898
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 22 April 1899
Major, 17th Infantry, 14 August 1899
Lieutenant Colonel, 4th Infantry, 18 October 1902
COLONEL C. D. COWLES, INDIAN FIGHTER, DIES

HARTFORD, Connecticut, June 22, 1937 - Colonel Calvin Duval Cowles, 86, one of the few remaining Indian campaigners, died today at his home of pneumonia after a brief illness.

His last active service was during the World War as military training director at Trinity College, but he previously fought the Cheyennes and the Utes from 1878 to 1881, served in the Spanish-American War and commanded a sub-district in the Philippines.

NOTE: His son, William Henry Cowles, Colonel, United States Army, is buried in an adjacent site in Arlington National Cemetery.



COWLES, CALVIN D
COL US ARMY RTD
DATE OF DEATH: 06/22/1937
BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH  SITE 1992
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

COWLES, MARY H W/O COWLES, C D
DATE OF DEATH: 11/12/1906
BURIED AT: SECTION OS SO  SITE LOT 1992
 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY  
 WIFE OF CD COWLES, COL 5TH US INF

COWLES, KATHERIN HITCHCOCK W/O CALVIN D
DATE OF DEATH: 07/10/1925
BURIED AT: SECTION S  SITE 1992
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF CD COWLES, COL 5 US INF

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