Nowell, Arthur F., Private, Company E., 31st Regiment, Georgia Infantry. He enlisted November 13th, 1861 at Weston Georgia, Webster County. He lived with his parents, Luke S. & Sarah Billups Nowell and was listed as overseer. Luke S. Nowell had fought in the War of 1812. Arthur was born in Georgia April 18, 1836.
Arthur F. Nowell was wounded at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, on December 13 1862. On December 17, 1862 he was listed at General Hospital, Camp Winder, Richmond Virginia. On January 16th 1863, he was transferred to Farmville, Virginia, General Hospital for wound to the left hand. As of February 9, 1863 he returned to duty. On June 13, 1863 Arthur was left at the Hospital in Winchester, Virginia. On May 12, 1864 at the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, he was captured and taken prisoner of war. Arthur later died May 28, 1864 due to complications
from amputation of right arm at Stanton U. S. Army General Hospital, Washington, D. C.. He was buried in Arlington Cemetery May 29th 1864. Information acquired from Co. Muster rolls at National Archives Washington,
Arthur F. Nowell had four brothers who also fought for the Confederacy. Archibald M. Nowell, Arnold Nowell, George W. F. Nowell, and William B. Nowell.
NOWELL, ARTHUR F
- PVT CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
- 31 GA INF
- CONFEDERATE STATES
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/28/1864
- BURIED AT: SECTION 16 SITE 137
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