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He Was 105 Years Old Monday

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Alden G. Howell, Captain Company L, 16th Regiment North Carolina Troops, at the age of 105 is the oldest living commissioned officer of the Confederate Army. He is one of the last twelve Confederate veterans on the North Carolina pension roll. He is also the oldest living Free Mason and retired banker and lawyer in the country. A full-page photograph accompanying the article shows Howell holding a photograph of him in uniform taken during the Civil War.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 13 Issue 40, Feb 1946, p6-7, por