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JAMES, Evan D.
|Ebensburg Alleghanian, 23 Oct 1862, Contributed by Patty Millich|
|Evan D. James |
Another of our brave heroes has fallen! Corporal Evan D. James of Co. A., 11th Penna. Reserves, whose parents reside in Cambria Township, died in hospital of Philadelphia on Thursday last of typhoid fever. His remains were brought here on Saturday and on Sunday committed to their last resting place. At his death the deceased was in full bloom of vigorous youth, some 23 years old we should think and much beloved by his many friends and acquaintances. The illness resulting in his death was a long and painful one, extending over a period of three months. He, in common with the regiment to which he belonged, was captured by the Rebels at the bloody battle of Gaines' Hill before Richmond, the long and tedious confinement ensuing engendering the seeds of disease in his frame. Thus is the responsibility resting upon the leaders of the Slaveholder's Rebellion - cause of untold misery, sorrow and death - day by day enhanced. "Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord - I will repay."
"How sleep the brave, who sink in rest
By all their country's wishes blest."