Sergeant Major Matthew Rowen

Sergeant Major Matthew Rowen was born on October 1, 1909 in and died May 5, 1881 in .

Matthew Rowen entered the Michigan National Guard on 1832, in , served during the era and reached the rank of Sergeant Major before being discharged on 1832 in .

Matthew Rowen is buried at Oakland in Janesville, Iowa and can be located at

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Ordered to report for duty for the Black Hawk – Indian War but was never sworn in. Came to Ia. and Janesville in 1853 from St. Joseph, Michigan. His grave has always been decorated by the GAR.

Frank Sturdevant, Waverly, IA. — H. L. Pries