Frank P Gatlin death

Frank P Gatlin death - Ansered La-.t r.JI Call. One ly o .e.tle C...
Ansered La-.t r.JI Call. One ly o .e.tle C i.fexlvrateVeterana answer to the kmt and rull calL Almost rus i.' y it wouij aeem they are ptssihg from an ' existence in which tfiey distinguished themselves by bravery and military -valor a, seidosn aol- diers have ever done before. Frjur years they struggled egainst ' ever- whelming odds, part of the time hungry and half naked. All in defense of their homes and a cause they thought was right- - Vanquished and over powered, they returned to their desolated homes to begin a life's work anew, and the progress and prosperity- of the South testifies to the diligence and-. completeness of the work. Now they - are passing away and it seems the last roll ia being called qukklyt ; ; 5. v - & ":f hi-i't Saturday - rnorning; ;February E4th Frank P. Gatlin, a well known and re spected Veteran living at Merritt, Pam lico county, responded, i Mr. Gtlin was once a citizen of New Bern and conducted a store at the foot of Union street at what is the entrance Uf Neuse river bridge. He early enlisted in the Confederate Army t the breaking out of hostilitiee and made a gsltant soldier until the battle of New Bern Msfch 1862 when he kwt a leg, and was inca- paciated. After ; the- war he - mOv;ed to Pamlico county, and has for several years conducted a mercantile business at Mernttv-; , ' . Mr. Gatlin was Knight of Harmony, being a" member of Craven Lodge No, 1. He was about! 63 years of age.' The funeral took place at Merritt Sunday afternoon. SWANSBORO

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  1. The Daily Journal,
  2. 28 Feb 1905, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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