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James E. House
His service in The Civil War & Obituary

From The Roll of the 80th Ohio Volunteer Infantry:
Jame E. House was a private who enlisted on December 26, 1861 at 19 years old for a term of 3 years. Mustered out May 22, 1865, at Alexandria, Va., on expiration of term of service.

October 1, 1924

James House dies at One O'Clock Wed.
James E. House, aged 82, Civil War Veteran, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lloyd Amore, on the West Lafayette Road, Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. The cause of the aged man's death was lung trouble and infirmities. Mr. House was born May 9, 1842. Practically all of his life was spent in this County. For the past few years he has however, been an inmate of the State Soldiers and Sailors' Home, at Sandusky. About six weeks ago he was brot to the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Amore, where he has been in rapidly failing health since.

James E. House saw four years service in the War of the Rebellion as a member of Company H, 80th regiment. He went with Sherman on the march to the sea and fought in the siege of Vicksburg.

Surviving are four sons and three daughters. Florus E., John W., Lester, Edward and Mrs. Allen Conger, all of this city, Mrs. Belle Ruby, of near Plainfield, and Mrs. Lloyd Amore, on the West Lafayette Road. Mrs. House died about ten years ago. Three sisters also survive, Mrs. Sarah E. Chamberlain and Mrs. Nancy De Long, of this city, and Mrs. Mary E. Rogers, of Warsaw. Mr. House was a member of the U.B. church, of this city, where the funeral services will be held. Definite funeral arrangements had not been completed Wednesday afternoon.

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