b. 06/02/1837 New York. d. 07/12/1890 New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 11/06/1871 Korea.
Korean Campaign 1871 Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Marine Corps at New York and served as a Private.
On board the USS Colorado during the capture of Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting courageously in hand-to-hand combat, Owens was badly wounded by the enemy during the action.
BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT MORIAH CEMETERY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.
Naval Asylum Plot, Section 2, Row 22, Site 14
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