Vet Missing For 55 Years

 

THE PARAGOULD SOLIPHONE

 

FRIDAY , JUNE 11, 1920

 

RESEARCHED BY : TINA EASLEY

tina@grnco.net

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ar/county/greene/

 

VET " DEAD " 55 YEARS RETURNS TO SEE SISTER

KALAMAZOO - LISTED OFFICIALLY FOR FIFTY-FIVE YEARS AS " MISSING IN ACTION " WILLIAM WOODMANSES OF KENTUCKY , HAS ARRIVED IN KALAMAZOO TO VISIT HIS SITER , MRS. JEANETTE HARRISON . THE TWO HAD NOT MET SINCE HE LEFT WITH KALAMAZOO COMPANY FOR THE FRONT IN THE AUTUMN OF 1864 . FIVE OF HIS BROTHERS WERE KILLED IN THE WAR AND A SIXTH , WHO SERVED THROUGHOUT THE WAR DIED A NUMBER OF YEARS AGO. ALTHOUGH SEVENTY - NINE YEARS OLD , WOODMANSES HAS JUST FILED A APPLICATION FOR A PENSION. AFTER THE WAR HE MARRIED A KENTUCKY GIRL AND SETTLED ON A FARM IN THE BLUE GRASS STATE.

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