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Indexed here are images of the original newspaper articles about Civil War Veterans. Veterans' meetings often merited a notice beforehand, and frequently merited a write-up in the local paper afterward.  Obituaries may include mention of a veteran's military service to the cause of the North or the South.

Items are listed below in the order that they're posted. 

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Capt. LEDGERWOOD to Deliver Lecture on Life of Union General THOMAS, Knoxville, 1886

Clara Clay CONNER Dedicates Song to Civil War Soldiers, 1914

Major Charles J. CAMPBELL Death, 1909

T. W. JOHNSON Death, Confederate Veteran, Paris, Texas, 1903

Death of Judge Volney ELLIS, Veteran, of the 8th Regt., Walter's Division, 1918

Death of Jesse DIEHL, Veteran of the 165th Pennsylvania Regiment, 1908

Murder of Col. ESTELLE, Jackson, Mississippi, 1868.  Veteran of the 2nd Mississippi Regt., Mexican War; Veteran of Civil War    GIBBON, CRANE

G. A. R. Encampment Meets in Columbus, Ohio, 1888    WARNER, NEIL, HATFIELD, FAIRCHILD, GRANT

John DIXON Death, Confederate Veteran, 1914

"Mess No. 1" of the 11th Indiana Holds Annual Reunion, Indianapolis, 1874    WALLACE, LEIGHTLY, WENTZ, ELSTON, CUSTER

Civil War Romance Finally Leads to a Wedding, 1893   HENRY, JESSE, EATON, STREAM

Judge J. H. SCHLEY Death, Texas 1893; Volunteered in Georgia & Served with JOHNSTON

Civil War Veteran George MADDEN Near Death, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1889

BRIGGS Death at Marlin, Texas; Confederate Veteran Enlisted in Alabama, 1916

Robert A. SMYTH Re-Elected Chief of USCV, SC, 1898

Ex-Confederates Meet at Mississippi City, 1891; Not yet indexed, but surnames include the following:    DAVIS, HENDERSON, LANCASTER, RAMSAY, HEWS, HUGHES, SPENCE, EVANS, SMEDES, DEDAUX, HALLEMAN, RICHARDS

Death of Confederate Veteran Green BAKER, Knickerbocker, TX, 1903

Col O. P. MOSS Death, Texarkana, 1903

Fred COSSUM to Muster New GAR Post, NY, 1881

Bluff City Grays Flag Presentation, TN, 1877

Capt. J. R. TAYLOR Death, Confederate Veteran, Mississippi, 1912 PLUMMER, BREAST

John WHITMARSH Death, Union Veteran;  Andersonville; NE, 1889

Nebraska & Iowa Pensions, 1889 Lots of names - now indexed!

Grand Benevolent Party on Behalf of Maimed Confederate Vets, Memphis, Tennessee, 1866

August JENNETT, 4th NY Artillery, Claim Your Bounty Money! TX, 1867

Death of Confederate Veteran James WILLIAMSON at Hampton, VA, 1901

General Lew WALLACE Receiving Cancer Treatment, IN, 1903

J. E. CHEW, Furnishing Undertaker, GAR Post 5, Philadelphia, PA, 1883

EWELL & Son, Undertakers, GAR Post 14, Philadelphia, 1883

ROLFE Brothers Drown, STICKNEY Escapes, Civil War Vets from New England, 1867

Veteran General McMANUS of Hartford Makes Annual Southern Pilgrimage to Louisiana, 1912

North Carolina Civil War Vets to Visit Gettysburg & Chancellorsville Battlefields, 1901 METTS, McRAE, PAYNE

GODFREY Death, Served in both Mexican and Civil Wars, 1916

LOWERY Death, Confederate Veteran, TX 1916

Obituary of Gus W. ALLEN, 13th Tennessee Infantry Veteran, 1901 My great-grandfather!

Death of Dr. A. E. WALL, 16th Mississippi Infantry Veteran, 1912

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