PHILIP W. LOWRY, ENS, USN
Philip Lowry '63
Date of birth: March 10, 1845
Date of death: February 12, 1866
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
Philip Wager Lowry was admitted to the Naval Academy from Pennsylvania on September 22, 1859 at age 14 years 6 months.
Life & Loss
Unable to find any details about Philip's life or loss, except that it occurred on February 10th or 12th, 1866, at Fort Hamilton, New York.
The Navy Report from 1867 gives his date of death as February 12, 1866, but this genealogy gives February 10. It also gives his date of birth (March 10, 1845).
Acting Midshipman, 22 September, 1859. Ensign, 16 September, 1862. Died 12 February, 1866.
In 1865 he was an Ensign aboard the 2nd rate ship Sacramento — though as of December 1864 he had been detached "and placed on sick leave." Another publication also reported on his sick leave in February 1865.