|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1864|
Son of William and Sarah Tressell Bushong.
Pvt. John Bushong was in Company K of the 157th Ohio Infantry (National Guard), enlisted February 5, 1864 and mustered out May 15, 1864. He died of a disease during the Civil War.
DIED - At the residence of his father William Bushong, near Oneida, Ohio, 19th August, John Bushong, aged 21 years. He had gone out as a member of the O. N. G., was taken with measles, from which he did not recover. He was removed home, but survived only ten days. He gave evidence months before his death, as well as on his death-bed, that he was prepared for death. a natural diffidence and sense of self-unworthiness had kept him from publicly professing Christ. Many friends mourn their loss, but not without hope.
The Presbyterian Banner
Wednesday, 31 August 1864
William Bushong (1805 - 1877)
Sarah Tressell Bushong (1825 - ____)
John T Bushong (1844 - 1864)
Delilah Bushong Cook (1848 - 1872)*
Note: Tombstone is unreadable.
Created by: Juanice Reed
Record added: Sep 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96873067
"With malice towards none With charity for all." ~Civil War Campaign Medal~ Awarded Posthumously. For Service between April 15, 1861, and April 9, 1865. General Orders Number 12. January 21, 1907.|
U,S, War Dept.
Added: Sep. 11, 2012