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BERG, Hartman

    Johnstown Tribune, 5 Jul 1910, Page 12, Contributed by Diann Olsen

Prof. Berg Is Dead.

Former Superintendent of Schools of Cambria County Expires of Paralysis.

Prof. Hartman Berg, who was born in Cambria Township, this county, sixty-six years ago, died of paralysis at noon Saturday at his home in Kansas City, Mo., after an illness of five days. The deceased was a son of Peter Berg, at one time a Poor Director of this county. The funeral took place at Kansis City on Sunday.

Hartman Berg fought in Company C, Two Hundred and Ninth Regiment, P. V. I., and was shot through the chest at Fort Steadman, Va., in March, 1865. At the hospital the surgeons drew a silk handkerchief clear through the body in order to clean the wound. Company C went out from Ebensburg under the captaincy of Capt. Robert Litzinger. Hugh Jones was a Lieutenant in this company and was killed at Fort Steadman. After the war Mr. Berg returned to Ebensburg and resided there until about thirty years ago. From 1875 to 1876 he served as Superintendent of Schools of Cambria County.

Te [sic] deceased's wife was Tena Rager and she was born and reared in Jackson Township, this county. She died at Kansas City last December. Mr. Berg is survived by three daughters living in Kansas City and by two sons in Nebraska. His brothers and sisters are Henry, of Tacoma, Wash.; William, of Ottawa, Kan.; Alexander, of Tacoma; Mrs. George Rager, of Salina, and Mrs. Harvey Miller, of Bennington, Kan. Mr. and Mrs. George Rager have been here among relatives for a week or so.

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