DEATH TAKES A CIVIL WAR VETERAN
Benjamin F. Hirst, aged 66 years, a civil war veteran, and an old employee of the Pusey and Jones Company, died Saturday in the home of his son-in-law, No. 1014 Trenton Place. The funeral will be held to-morrow afternoon at 3 o'clock and will be attended by employees of the Pusey and Jones Company and by members of the 124th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Interment which will be private, will be in Riverview Cemetery.
(The Evening Journal, Wilmington, DE, 3 Feb 1908 (Monday), Page 3)
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