Kershaw County Confederate Soldier's Narrative
L. H. Rowell, Confederate Veteran, Dies at Age 98
Was Last Surviving Wearer of the
By 62 Grandchildren, 98 Great Grandchildren, and Four Great Great
Grandchildren----Funeral Held Friday
Louis Haseltine Rowell, last surviving
Confederate Veteran in
Mr. Rowell is survived by seven sons, three daughters, 62 grandchildren, 98 great grandchildren, and four great great grandchildren. Three children preceded him to the grave.
Mr. Rowell’s first marriage was to Miss Nellie Carnes and the thirteen children were born to this union. His second marriage was to Miss Sarah Taylor.
Children who survive are Radford R. Rowell.
Funeral services which were conducted at
At the age of 16 years, Mr. Rowell joined the Confederate army and was with it until the end of the conflict.
Mr. Rowell died in the home in which he had lived
for many years and in which all of his children except one was born. He had been
a lifelong member of the
Obituary from the Friday, June 23, 1944