Mustered into service as a Private on March 24th, 1862
Died 22 April 1917
Private Bowers transferred to Company A of the 20th Indiana Infantry in the late fall of 1864 and remained there until his muster out on March 23rd, 1865. He was wounded on May 23rd, 1864 at the Battle of North Anna Virginia.
He filed for a pension in August of 1877.
He died in Arkansas.
Unknown burial location.