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Drowned, Henry Bowers, 1856


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Drowned
On Wednesday afternoon last, a young man named Henry Bowers, aged about 19, was drowned in the Potomac at Cumberland. He was employed on a Canal Boat, and whilst employed in pushing the boat with a pole, accidentally fell overboard. His remains were conveyed to this county, where his friends reside.




ID:
wcco375

Creator:
Herald of Freedom and Torch Light

Rights:
Public domain

Date:
1856-08-27

Collection Location:
WCFL

Subject:
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md.); Washington County (Md.), History

Coverage:
Maryland, 1830-1940

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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