I found this on the front page of the Elkhart Truth while looking up obits:
Perry Rowe, 70, was Gettysburg Suvivor
Laid Wounded on Battlefield for several days without food or medicine
Perry Rowe,70 years old, a civil war veteran, and one of Bristol's oldest residents, died at that place Friday night.Mr. Rowe was born in Bristol, October 15, 1843, and with the exception of time spent in the Civil War, had always resided there.
The deceased had fought in the battle of Gettysburg and had been planning to attend the reunion of that memorial fight.He enlisted in the army in 1861, and at the age of 17, he joined Capt. Haskell's company at Goshen.
Mr. Rowe received two gun shot wounds in the leg in the battle of Gettysburg and laid on the battlefield for several days without food or medical treatment.
He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Lydia L. Rowe, five sons, William Rowe, Bristol;Jesse Rowe, Missoula,Montana; Walter Rowe, Lexington,KY; and Edward Rowe, Portland,Oregon.Two duaghters, Mrs. Guy Schaumborn, Bristol;and Miss Netta Rowe, at home; one sister, Mrs. Nellie Finch, Memphis, Tenn; and one brother, John Rowe, Helena, OK. Fourteen great grandchildren
Funeral services will be held from the residence tomorrow afternoon at 3 o;clock under the direction of the I.O.O.F. Lodge.Interment will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Rev. C.B. Croxall will officiate.
Transcribed from the front page of the Elkhart Truth Newspapaer, Elkhart, IndianaMay 11, 1913