Franklin County, Ohio
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Civil War

Frederick Newton Wilcox
Columbus, O., March 12- The oldest Civil War veteran in Columbus, Frederick Newton Wilcox
, 100 yrs, 3 mos., 14 da,  died at his home here last night. He was born Nov. 27, 1830 in Ashley Falls, Mass., the son of Giles Wilcox. He was an engineer on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad running between Bellaire, O., and Wheeling, W. Va., when the Civil war began. ["The Lima News", Mar 12, 1931 - Sub by FoFG]




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