Served in Company C, 34th Illinois Infantry in Civil War.
("The Journal Herald" newspaper dated July 4, 1901 on page 1)
Word was received in Avoca Monday morning announcing the death of Frank Crum, formerly of this city, at his farm home in Ute, Iowa, Saturday. His death was caused by heart trouble aggravated by heat prostration. His remains were brought to Avoca Monday morning by his brother, Louie, and laid to rest in the Avoca cemetery by the side of his wife who died in this city several years ago. The funeral was conducted by the Masonic lodge of which he was a member.