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In the Military: Civil War veteran’s descendants donate wealth of items to museum

Lt. Carlos Rowe is pictured at age 26 as a Civil War soldier.
Lt. Carlos Rowe is pictured at age 26 as a Civil War soldier.
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Descendants of Civil War Union Army Lt. Carlos Rowe, who fought with the Bemis Heights Regiment, have donated Rowe’s blue tunic, his sword, and a quantity of military records to the New York State Military Museum. Richard Mandle of Canton, Mich., started gathering the materials several years ago from various family members, said Michael Aikey, director of the state Military Museum and Veterans Research Center at 61 Lake Ave. in Saratoga Springs. “We started with ...

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