|Death: ||Oct. 28, 1901|
John B. Curtis
Residence Lexington IL;
Enlisted on 8/12/1862 as a Private.
On 8/20/1862 he mustered into "C" Co. IL 94th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 7/17/1865 at Galveston, TX
Died, at 9 o'clock Monday night, Oct. 28, 1901, suddenly, at his residence near Springfield Junction, John B. Curtis, aged 58 years. Mr. Curtis had of late been feeling in much better health than for some years. He had worked hard all day Monday and upon returning home fell back in a chair dead. He was a laborer. Surviving him are his wife, one son, Roy B. Curtis, residing at home; one sister, Mrs. Charles Armentrout of Venice, Ill.; two brothers and one sister.
Mr. Curtis was a veteran of the civil war. He enlisted in 1862 with the Ninety-fourth regiment, Illinois volunteers. His wife, who was Christina Bartholomew, is a daughter of General Bartholomew, who is famous in the history of the United States. The funeral will be held from his late home. Military honors will be given him at burial, conducted by the chaplain of Stephenson Post, No. 30, G. A. R. Interment will be made at Oak Ridge cemetery. Pub. in Illinois State Journal and Register, Springfield, IL 10-29&30-1901
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Plot: Block 10A, 42; GAR Memorial Section
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Record added: Feb 02, 2007
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