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Goss, Albert R.


Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 5th IA INF
Service: enl 7/1/61, m/i, Pvt, Co. E, 5th IA INF, 7/15/61, m/o 7/30/64, Chattanooga, TN

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Birth: 1849, Vermont
Death: 1909

Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Marshalltown, IA
Marker/Plot: C/26/2
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Rickie Bickle
Findagrave Memorial #: 39462561


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Veterans Home Cemetery, Marshalltown, IA

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Albert R. Goss, aged 70 years, of Waterloo, died at the Soldiers Home at 9:15 this morning of lobar pneumonia. Mr. Goss had been a member of the Home since June 2, 1908.

He was born in Vermont Jan. 5, 1839. He enlisted in Company E. Fifth Iowa Infantry at Independence on July 15, 1861. He was discharged July 30, 1864 at Chattanooga, Tenn., at the expiration of his term of enlistment.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Charity Goss, and three sons and two daughters. The latter are, D. H. Goss, Charles R. Goss,, and O. R. Goss, and Mrs. Alice Potts, of Waterloo, and Mrs. Inez Goss of Independence. The relatives have been notified, but no funeral arrangements have been made yet.

Marshalltown (IA) Times Republican, September 17, 1909
Courtesy of Deanna French

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