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MANGUS, George B.

    Johnstown Daily Tribune, 11 Feb 1913, Contributed by Lisa Baker


Civil War Veteran Passes Away After Short Illness at Home in Morrellville


George B. Mangus who served for over three years in the Civil War died at the Mangus home 412 Fairfield Avenue, Morrellville at 12 o'clock last night, in his 74th year. Mr. Mangus worked for many years for the Cambria Iron Company, retiring some years ago. He became ill with pneumonia last Wednesday and rapidly declined until the hour of his death last night. The funeral will take place at 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon when services will be conducted at the home of the Rev. S. H. Ralston, pastor of the Barron Avenue United Brethren Church, with burial in Headrick Cemetery.

The deceased, who was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Mangus, was born in Somerset County in March, 1839. During the Rebellion he served as a private in Company D, 54th Regiment, PA Vol. Infantry. He enlisted in Somerset County under the captaincy of Thomas H. Lapsley in 1861, but was transferred to Company F in the same regiment in 1864.

Many years ago George B. Mangus and Miss Nancy Seely were united in marriage in Johnstown. Mrs. Mangus' death occurred here five years ago. George Mangus is survived by two sons and two daughters: Miss Sadie Mangus, a professional nurse, Mrs. Lucy Brown, and Nelson K. Mangus, at home, and William A. Mangus, of the Fourteenth Ward. Joseph Mangus of H Street, Morrellville, and Hiram Mangus, of the Fourteenth Ward, are brothers of the deceased.

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