An Old Veteran's Sad Death.
February 1, 1892



AN OLD VETERAN'S SAD DEATH.

Special Dispatch to The North American.
CARLISLE, Pa., Feb. 1.—Albert Williams, a Canadian, fell into Mountain Creek at Hunter's Run last night while drunk. He was found almost dead from cold by a young man named Powley, who hurried off to get aid. When Powley returned with a Mr. McBride, they found Wiliams dead. Deceased was sixty years of age. He was a veteran of the Mexican as well as the late civil war and was a pensioner. For many years he was one of the Reading Coal and Iron Company's ore miners.



From the collection of The Comtesse DeSpair
The 1892 Morbid Scrapbook




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