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Sines - A Family of Soldiers Editor National Tribune...
A Family of Soldiers Editor National Tribune Among the many who nobly fought for their country none made greater sacrifice or one more ileseiviiig of honorable mention than tin family of Absalom Sine the last irv ing members who now reside in this ri cinity Absalom Sines father was born in 1808 enlisted in Co B 15th Ohio at Cambridge O June 1801 killed Jan 31 1W2 at Murfrec sboro Tenn John Sines eldest son served in 02d Ohio was wounded in skirmish served afteiward as Sergeant in 22d Ohio died May 11 1909 Leonard Sines 2d son served in Co A 172d Ohio now resides in Hemlock O A stalwart Republican and worthy citizen whom we are all proud to claim as a friend and neighbor Isaac Sines 3d son enlisted in Illinois Shanvshooters was captured and disbanded after three months service He then enlisted in 45th 111 and was killed in charge on blown un redoubt at Vicks burg Miss July 25 1802 Simon Sines 4th son enlisted in Co B 10th Ohio first call for three months at expiration of term enlisted in 15th Ohio for sliree ears killed in charge on Missionary Itidge Nov 25 1S03 Wm Sines Sth son enlisted in 8Sth Ohio transferred to 22d Ohio Art himself and horse were torn to pieces by an exploding shell while in battle at Cumberland Gap Ky June 1802 Peter Sines Cth son served three years in 62il Ohio afterward joined Regulars and served about three jcars in Regular Annv Is now a highly respected citizen and Mayor of New Straitsville O The Sines family came from goodolJ fighting stock The father of Abraham Sines was a soldier in the War of 1812 and fought under Gen Jackson at New Orleans C G Kern Co I 48th Wis Heniock 0

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  1. The National Tribune,
  2. 29 Jul 1909, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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