Image link:
images2012/20110820-0060.jpg
ID:
20110820-0060
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Wesley Memorial Day
Description:
This photograph was taken on "Wesley Memorial Day, June 2, 1940 [1940-06-02]." The men int he photograph are (from left to right): Reverend Arthur, Ray Townsky, Dr. Edward Howard Cowan (E. H. Cowan), and Reverend Gronseth. Cowan was Montgomery County's last living Civil War veteran before his death.
Dimensions:
6.9 x 11.5 cm
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images2012/20110820-0082.jpg
ID:
20110820-0082
Subject(s):
Civil War (1861-1865)
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Cowan And Others
Description:
Dr. Edward Howard Cowan (E. H. Cowan) of Crawfordsville is seated (second from right) in this photograph. Cowan was Montgomery County's last living Civil War veteran before his death. This photograph was most likely taken at an encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), because Cowan and the other men in the photograph are wearing military uniforms. This photograph is dated 1940-10-02 on the back (most likely the date that it was printed), and "Skillern's - Dallas" was also stamped on the back of the photograph.
Dimensions:
8.1 x 11.5 cm
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images2012/20110820-0090.jpg
ID:
20110820-0090
Subject(s):
Civil War (1861-1865)
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
GAR Encampment In Evansville
Description:
This photograph was taken at an encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) held in June 1940 in Evansville, Indiana. In this photograph, at least eight Civil War veterans are seated on a balcony or porch of a city building. Dr. Edward Howard Cowan (E. H. Cowan), Crawfordsville's last living Civil War veteran before his death, is seated near the center of the row. Cowan is holding a cane, and he is turned away from the camera. Additional photographs from this encampment can be viewed by searching "Cowan" in the Image File database.
Coverage:
Evansville (Indiana)
Dimensions:
6.9 x 10.7 cm
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images2012/20110820-0091.jpg
ID:
20110820-0091
Subject(s):
Civil War (1861-1865)
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Cowan With GAR Commander-In-Chief
Description:
This photograph originally belonged to Dr. Edward Howard Cowan (E. H. Cowan) of Crawfordsville. Cowan was Montgomery County's last living Civil War veteran before his death. The caption on the back of this photograph reads, "Commander in Chief Mennet - Surgeon General - E. H. Cowan, Gettysburg Reunion, 1938." In the photograph, Cowan (second from right) is standing outside of the commander-in-chief's (Dr. Overton H. Mennet's) tent at the 1938 Gettysburg Reunion of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). Mennet is most likely the man second from the left. The other two men dressed in white are unidentified.
Coverage:
Gettysburg (Penn.)
Dimensions:
7.5 x 12.1 cm
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-418.jpg
ID:
p058-418
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Dr. Edward Howard Cowan and Group
Description:
Dr. Edward Howard Cowan (center, front row) is standing with an unidentified group of women. The group is standing outside of a large stone building. This photograph is in a set with p058-417-432, and it was taken at the same time as p058-419.
Coverage:
Crawfordsville (Ind.)
Dimensions:
6 x 10.2 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-419.jpg
ID:
p058-419
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Dr. Edward Howard Cowan and Group
Description:
Dr. Edward Howard Cowan (center, front row) is standing with an unidentified group of women. The group is standing outside of a large stone building. This photograph is in a set with p058-417-432, and it was taken at the same time as p058-418.
Coverage:
Crawfordsville (Ind.)
Dimensions:
6 x 10.2 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-420.jpg
ID:
p058-420
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Dr. Edward Howard Cowan at GAR Encampment
Description:
This photograph was taken at an encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in June 1940. The encampment might have been in Evansville, Indiana (the name of the town on the back of the photograph is difficult to make out). Dr. Edward Howard Cowan of Crawfordsville is seated, second from the right in the front row. All of the other men around him are unidentified. This photograph is in a set with p058-417-432.
Dimensions:
10.6 x 6.8 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-422.jpg
ID:
p058-422
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Dr. Cowan and Group of Women
Description:
Dr. Edward Howard Cowan is seated in this photograph. Three women are standing behind him, but their faces were obscured during the printing process. This photograph might have been taken at an encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in June 1940 (possibly in Evansville, Indiana). The date stamped on the back of this photograph (most likely the date the film was developed) was 1940-09-21. This photograph is in a set with p058-417-432.
Dimensions:
6.1 x 3.8 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-423.jpg
ID:
p058-423
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Description:
Srausville IN GAR encampment JUN 1940, 417-432 are from E. H. Cowan file.
Dimensions:
4 x 6 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-424.jpg
ID:
p058-424
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Description:
Four men in uniform, printed 21 Sep 1940, 417-432 are from E. H. Cowan file, copy in storage.
Dimensions:
10 x 7 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-425.jpg
ID:
p058-425
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Four Unidentified Men
Description:
Four men are standing in front of a house in this photograph. They are all unidentified, but they were most likely descendants of Dr. Edward Howard Cowan (the photograph belonged to Cowan). This photograph is in a set with p048-417-432.
Dimensions:
6 x 3.8 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-426.jpg
ID:
p058-426
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Contact Prints of Cowan at GAR Reunion
Description:
This strip of contact prints shows four photos of Dr. Edward Howard Cowan while he was attending an unknown Grand Army of the Republic reunion. The top photo shows Cowan talking to an unidentified GAR member (a boy scout is standing in the background). The second photograph shows Cowan and three other GAR members (the boy scout is still in the background). The third photograph shows Cowan (far left) standing with two unidentified men (the man on the far right is a GAR member). The fourth photograph shows Cowan (far left) and the unidentified man from the center of the third photo (right).This photograph is in a set with p058-417-432.
Coverage:
Crawfordsville (Ind.)
Dimensions:
13.2 x 4 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-427.jpg
ID:
p058-427
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Description:
Strip of 4 pictures, women; 2 men; man and woman; Lincoln monument, 417-432 are from E. H. Cowan file.
Dimensions:
3 x 4 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-429.jpg
ID:
p058-429
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Grand Army of the Republic Christmas Card
Description:
The front of this Christmas Card reads, "September 1942 National Encampment G.A.R. [Grand Army of the Republic] Indianapolis, Indiana -- Past Commanders-in-chief Anderson, Nixon, and Rownd -- Merry Christmas." This card was originally located in a file dedicated to the life of Dr. Edward Howard Cowan (the last Civil War veteran from Montgomery County, Indiana). A note on the back of this photograph reads, "Greetings to you: I took this at National 1942--We missed you and your father, and have many happy memories of seeing you together. Their lives have been happy and we are glad to have known each one of them. -- Love, Irma." This photograph is in a set with p058-417-432.
Coverage:
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Dimensions:
12.5 x 9.5 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-431.jpg
ID:
p058-431
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Four Men Attending Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary
Description:
Writing on the back of this photograph reads, "Papa's 50th wedding day--Judge Carter, I. B. Wagner, Albert Henry, [and] E. H. Cowan [Edward Howard Cowan], 1927-11-13." This photograph belonged to Dr. Edward Howard Cowan. It is unclear which man was the "papa" referred to in the note. This photograph is in a set with p058-417-432."
Dimensions:
13.3 x 7.8 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p058-432.jpg
ID:
p058-432
Folder:
Group Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Description:
R. P. Barnhart, Dr. E. H. Cowan, L. A. Heddens, 2 Jul 1938, Gettysburg, 417-432 are from E. H. Cowan file.
Coverage:
Gettysburg (Penn.)
Dimensions:
17 x 13 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p063-3103.jpg
ID:
p063-3103
Folder:
Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
E. H. Cowan and Girl
Description:
In this photograph, Dr. Edward Howard Cowan (E. H. Cowan) is standing with an unidentified girl. The location where this photograph was taken is unknown.
Coverage:
Montgomery County (Ind.)
Dimensions:
15 x 11 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p063-7822.jpg
ID:
p063-7822
Folder:
Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Description:
Dr. E. H. Cowan and Dr. W. H. Ristine. (batch from E. H. Cowan file)
Dimensions:
5 x 4 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p063-7826.jpg
ID:
p063-7826
Folder:
Portraits
Subject(s):
Group portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Description:
E. H. Cowan and Rev. Oggel. (batch from E. H. Cowan file)
Dimensions:
10 x 6 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p063-7827.jpg
ID:
p063-7827
Folder:
Portraits
Subject(s):
Portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
E. H. Cowan and William Sering
Description:
Dr. Edward Howard Cowan (right) is standing with William D. Sering (left). This photograph was taken in an unknown location. The photograph previously belonged to Dr. Edward Howard Cowan.
Coverage:
Montgomery County (Ind.)
Dimensions:
5.3 x 7.9 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p063-7828.jpg
ID:
p063-7828
Folder:
Portraits
Subject(s):
Portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Cowan and National Commander
Description:
In this photograph, the "National Commander" is on the left and Dr. Edward Howard Cowan is on the right. The man on the left was most likely the National Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). This photograph was most likely taken at the Gettysburg Blue and Gray Reunion in 1938. This photograph previously belonged to Dr. Edward Howard Cowan.
Coverage:
Gettysburg (Penn.)
Dimensions:
7.9 x 5.5 cm.
Type:
photograph
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2011 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

Image link:
images/p063-7831.jpg
ID:
p063-7831
Folder:
Portraits
Subject(s):
Portraits
Cowan, Edward Howard
Title:
Edward Howard Cowan Tintype
Description:
This tintype photo of Dr. Edward Howard Cowan (1846-1942) was taken in 1873 when he began his medical practice in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Cowan was the last Civil War veteran from Montgomery County, Indiana, at the time of his death.
Coverage:
Crawfordsville (Ind.)
Dimensions:
4.4 x 6.5 cm.
Type:
tintype
Format:
jpeg
Collection:
CDPL Reference Department
Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

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