Carlos Elphonse Lowrance – Confederate States of America Army

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Private Carlos Elphonse Lowrance, Company E.  Was by occupation a farmer and part-time school teacher prior to enlisting in Catawba County at age 31, July 4, 1862, for the war. Reported present and accounted for through October 31, 1863. Wounded in the back and captured at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Hospitalized at Washington D.C., where he died on November 16, 1863 of “asthenia”. (A detailed description of his wound and the treatment thereof, as well as an illustration of the “conoidal ball” that killed him appears in Medical and Surgical History of the Civil War, 8:583.)


C.E. Lowrance
CO E, 57th NC INF, CIV WAR
Confederate Section

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