George F. (1) Owen

  George F. Owen was lieutenant in the Civil War.  He also played the fife in the band.  Well do I remember the day he came home in 1865.  He rode out from town with neighbors and as he came across the meadow from the road we children were playing in the yard and how excited we were when he came in the yard.  His blue uniform, his knapsack across his shoulders and carrying his flute.  He belonged to the band and was a lieutenant.  The excitement was great.  I was three but remember it well.  We all loved to hear him play on his fife.  
  "from memories of Great Big Grandmother, Agnes Bertha Clarke Babcock, handwritten notes"
  From: "Carol Bentley" <>

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