JOHN P. LOGSDON
Moundsville Echo, April 25, 1901
JOHN LOGSDON - Died at his home in Moundsville, WV and will be buried at Mt. Rose Cemetery. The deceased was 52 years old on 20 April. He leaves a wife, five daughters and two sons to mourn his departure. He enlisted in lst WV Volunteer Infantry in the beginning of the Civil War and re-enlisted at the expiration of his term, thus serving throughout the entire war.
DEATH OF AN OLD SOLDIER
John Logsdon died yesterday at 7 p.m. at his home at 505 Ninth street and will be buried at Mt. Rose cemetery at 2:00 o.m. Thursday. The deceased was 52 years old the 20th day of April, past. He leaves a wife, five daughters and two sons, besides many friends to mourn his departure.
He enlisted in the First West Va., V. I. in the beginning of the civil war and reinlisted at the expiration of his term of service and thus served throughout the entire war. He was under age considerably when he enlisted, but his size disguised his youthfulness and thus permitted him to enter the army. He was a good soldier, always ready for duty, and well respected by his comrades.
Submitted by Joseph D. Parriott; typed by Linda Fluharty.
NOTE: When the 1st mustered out, he was transfered to the Company "G" 2nd WV Veteran infantry.