Jacksonville Daily Journal (Jacksonville, Illinois) June 8, 1929 pg 8

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Jacksonville Daily Journal (Jacksonville, Illinois) June 8, 1929 pg 8 - | FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JOHN B. OGLE TO BE HELD...
| FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JOHN B. OGLE TO BE HELD MONDAY Veteran of Civil War is Summoned by Death Friday Funeral services for John B. Ogle, veteran of the Civil war and long time resident of Morgan county, who died Friday, will be held Monday morning at 10:30 o’clock at the Ogle home. Grove cemetery. Mr. Ogle passed away Friday morning, at 7:30 o’clock, at ¡“iiS ÄÄST“’ |Je Union army during the Civil war Burial will Jje in Diamond ! Mr. Ogle served for three months in j as oorn in this county, in Area. Idia, on May 28. 1846. He attended the days and worked upon the farms of that vicinity. He finally saw his way clear to join in the national conflict, at the age of 13 jears, joining the service in May of 64. He joined Company C of the 145t'n Illinois Infantry which was made up almost entirely of Morgan county men, many of whom were for- distriet schools in his bovhood . , . F .... . . | mer students of Illinois college, one oi, the hot-beds of political discussion • and the home of several ardent abol- j itionlsts. The regiment received its training i at Camp Butler. After several weeks I of intensive drill the men were sent to j St. Louis. Thy assisted in the mar- \ tial duties of that city for several \ weeks and were then taken to a; woods in southwestern Missouri. There ! they labored, getting out timbers and lumber for future fortifications. Many I of the men were unaccustomed to out- of-doors work and they suffered a great deal, toiling in the woods with : a broiling July sun pouring down upon them. The regiment was later sent to guard the rebel prisoners at the camp in Alton. The Old Illinois State penitentiary had been turned into a prison for the soldiers of both armies. In 1864, Mr. Ogle told a Journal reporter recently, there were about 1.800 prisoners there, almost half of whom had been in the Union army. They were imprisoned for all manner of crimes, everything from desertion to thieving. About a thousand rebel prison; crs were there, too. Mr. Ogle was mustered out of service in September, 1864. He returned to his home community and took up i agriculture as his life work. In 1C70 he was united in marriage with Miss Margaret a. Dinwiddie and to this union 12 children were born, nine of Mrs. Ogle died nom a: lore th: With t inning Dent hi: y. He iblish.ee e retir« e now hvm n two years ago. he exception of 10 years spent in Missouri. Mr. Ogle has ; entire hfo in this commun- ciiit the farm in 1900 and e!T! a livery stable in this city, d from active life about sev- en years ago to his home on East Douglas avenue. Surviving are nine children: Edgar T Ogle. Peoria; Mrs. Robert Stewart • nd Mrs. Edgar Brown. Sinclair; Mrs Carl Liter, Jacksonville; Earl Oiile. Chicago; Mrs. O. T. Parker, Kansas City. Mo.: B. W Ocle. Los Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. John Ferry, Jacksonville, .nd Harry Ogle, at home. Three chil- c'ren. Ida Lee. Dora and Howard, preceded their father in death. The d«ath of the son Howard, occurred • -hile lie was overseas with the American forces. Also surviving ?re one sister, Mrs Jane Adams, nine grandchildren and children. Adams and son, been residing with Lnree great eran The sister. Mrs. iTarry Ogle have ihe decedent. Mr. Ogle was a all who knew him. mourned bv many The remain East Douglas > ar avei man we Mid hii it tl liked by passing is residence on

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  2. 08 Jun 1929, Sat,
  3. Page 8

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