Captains Obituary

Fewer ads. Lots of American Civil War content!
JOIN NOW: REGISTER HERE!

JAGwinn

Retired User
Joined
Jun 13, 2016
Location
Bloomington, IL Corvette Gold
New Albany Public Press (July 13, 1892)
A telegram from Blandville, Ky., announces the death of Capt. David M. Dryden, of tumor of the stomach.
The Captain was an old veteran, having served in the United States army as First Lieutenant of the First Kentucky Infantry and in the navy as commander of the Queen of the West at the battle of Memphis. At the close of the civil war he became falls pilot at this city.
He was a native of Ohio, and first saw the light at Palestine, Clermont county, in 1810 February 4. Two daughters are left to deplore the loss of the dead Captain, Mrs. W. E. Wake, of Paris, Tex., and Mrs. G. W. Ewing, of St. Louis.
He resided on the Corydon road near this city a number of years
 
Fewer ads. Lots of American Civil War content!
JOIN NOW: REGISTER HERE!
Top