Tri-City Ledger -

By Kevin McKinley
Guest Writer 

Life and courage at Bowman Cemetery


April 11, 2019

Courtesy Photo

Members of the William Carney Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans who worked on the Bowman Project

Along Highway 31, in the quite farming community at Wawbeek, sets a lonely red dirt road leading to Bowman Cemetery. History has long moved on from the days when the location marked a vibrant saw mill community, having left only a stone orchard of headstones to mark its passing. The people who lay beneath these stones each have a story; a story of the life of their time and inter-mixed with their earthly remains are the aspirations, ambitions, successes and failures from the days they walked the earth until the moment fate called their hand.

The cemetery got its name from the Bowman family...

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