Alexander Howard was an affiant in the widows pension application of Eliza Tarrer Hulett, 26 APR 1894. Pension file No. 11878 of Eliza Hulet widow of Siah Hulett alias Carter, Seaman, USS Commodore Barney, National Archives, Washington, D.C. He stated that he was raised on Hill Carters plantation along with the claimant and her husband. Like them he moved to Bermuda Hundred for a time after the war and then on to Philadelphia. Could be the same person as Alexander How.