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PRESIDENTS, SOLDIERS, STATESMEN. 1209

G., Philip, dec., Joseph H. and Rose E. Comrade Crouse was 19 years old when he went forth to help save the Nation. He was enrolled from Pittsburg, Pa., May 12, 1864, as a private in Bat. D, 1st Pa. Batl. July 10, 1864, he was wounded in right arm at Ft. Stevens, Md. That was the only battle in which he participated and he was honorably discharged Sept. 12, 1864, at Pittsburg, Pa. His grandfather, Henry Crouse, served in the war of 1812. Comrade Crouse is a member of John Jones Post, No. 556; he is leading a retired life and his address is Ebensburg, Pa.

OSTON T. CRUM,

Son of Abram and Mandilla (Eamigh) Crum, the former deceased, the latter still living, was born in Cambria county, Pa., Feb. 14, 1841. His wife was born in Cambria county, Pa., and their marriage was consummated Aug. 18, 1864, in that county. She was born Oct. 11, 1840, and was Sarah, daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (Rinehart) Weaver. Seven children have graced this union, Arabella, Tabitha E., Sadie C., Ira A., dec., Amanda E., Elnora M. and Edith S. When the war broke out he donned the blue and entered the service of his country. He was 21 years of age when he was enrolled April, 1861, as a private. He was struck by a piece of shell, for which he was confined in hospital at Richmond also was treated for typhoid fever. August, 1864, he was honorably discharged to re-enlist as a veteran and was given the usual thirty day furlough. He took part in the battles of Petersburg and Gettysburg, and was honorably discharged July, 1865. His brothers, Nathaniel and Harvey, served in the late war; the former was killed in action, the latter died in hospital. His wife's brothers, Jacob and Jesse, also served in Pa. Regts. Comrade Crum passed from the shores of time April 7, 1896, from Johnstown, Pa., having met death by an accident near Summers Hill. His widow has a pension and her address is Wilmore, Pa.

JAMES W. DAILY

Was born near Loretto, Pa., March 26, 1838, and was a son of Bartholomew and Margaret (Gibbons) Daily, the former is deceased, the latter, born Nov. 20, 1809, is still spared. Comrade Daily was employed as a tanner when the late war broke out. He enlisted Feb. 7, 1862, at Loretto, Pa., as a private in Co. G, 12th Pa. Cav., and shared its glories during his term of enlistment. He was wounded at 2nd Bull Run in left hip; he was taken to field hospital at Washington, D.C., where he was treated for one month. Feb. 28, 1864, he was honorably discharged at Martinsburg, W. Va., to re-enlist as a veteran in old command, thus obtaining the usual furlough of thirty days. He


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