Lewis Morris

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twenty a had 123 of yesterday men. by a strictly giv» brewers. brewers Troy the The Late Lewis Morris. LIEI--April 24, 1888, Lewis Morris, In Mt. ion township, 01 lung affection or cancer of tie throat. The subject of the sibove notice was born 'iqua county, Ohio, February 0,1824, and with his father's family to Illinois m the 838. On the 4th day of July, 1844, he was marled to Lida Huffman, and in the spi ing le, like many others, went to California In search of the precious metal and remained here two years, after which time he lome and improved his land near where C. Morris, his brother. Is now living. In the 862, on the 6th day of August, he enlisted Jompany A, 110th Kegt. 111. Vols., tor three ,eiir9, or during the war, and remained eglment until May 19,1863; while on duty rear of Vicksburg he was wounded and back to the hospital at Memphis, Tenn. remaining there for a while he was sent Benon Barracks, St. Louis, Mo., and afterward transferred Irom there to the Invalid Corps Qumcy, 111., where he remained until the day of August, 1864, when he was discharged account of wounds and failing health. Since that time he has been a great sufferer at and through all of the years since theu health has remained, with both him and family, and life's duties with him were but certainly winding .to a close. Mr. was a Quiet citizen, and served in some of township offices at different times, was faithful In duty in. oflice, and in all relations life he was a Kind and obliging neighbor, affectionate husband and father, and when last moment came he was still a fearless --he met death calmly, expressing an earnest desire to retire to his final rest. He was rest by the G: A. R. Fost of Mt. Zion cemetery, Macon county, lit, on the 26th April, 1888. ·

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  1. Decatur Daily Republican,
  2. 01 May 1888, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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