late private in Company C, One Hundred and Fifty-ninth
was a soldier of the Spanish-American War, nineteen years
old, the youngest
member who ever entered the Home, whose disability was
caused by sunstroke. He became a member of the Home
1898, and was discharged May 22nd, 1899, at his own
request, having recovered
from his disability.
Elizabeth Thompson, the widow of Abram Thompson, late private Company E, Twenty-second Indiana Infantry, came to the Home from Johnson County, April 10, 1899. She was born in Virginia in July, 1800 (exact date not known), and died at the Home, September 5, 1899, being a little more than ninety-nine years old when she died.
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