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Charles Walter Rowell
Captain, United States Army
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The only child of General Frank Wheaton and his beautiful and universally lamented wife was a daughter named for her mother. She married a young army officer who gave his life for the old flag at San Juan Hill, Captain Rowell. His widow survives with a lovely family, Frank Ashley, Charles, and Maria.

Charles Walter Rowell of New York
Appointed from New York, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1870 (21)
Commissioned Second Lieutenant, 2nd United States Infantry, 17 June 1874
Promoted to First Lieutenant, 16 September 1881
Regimental Adjutant, 14 May 1878 to 8 March 1887
Promoted To Captain, 29 May 1896
Killed in action at Santiago, Cuba, 10 July 1898


Note: Captain Rowell's son, Charles Walter Rowell, Jr., Second Lieutenant, United States Army, is also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

ROWELL, CHARLES W
CAPT 2 US INF
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 07/10/1898
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 518
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

ROWELL, MAY COOPER D/O CHARLES W
DATE OF DEATH: 12/21/1933
DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/10/1934
BURIED AT: SECTION WEST  SITE 518
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 DAUGHTER OF CW ROWELL - CAPT INFTY USA

ROWELL, CHAS W
2/LT ENGRS USA
DATE OF DEATH: 12/03/1921
BURIED AT: SECTION WSOU  SITE 4496
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 25 May 2003  Updated: 11 September 2004 Updated: 3 September 2006
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