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DeLashmutt Reich

Obituary of William G. DeLashmutt, Martinsville, Illinois.

William G. DeLashmutt, aged seventy-seven years, died December 16, 1915, at his home, in Martinsville, Ill. He was a son of Judge Elias DeLashmutt. He was a native of Frederick County, Md., and married a daughter of Philip Reich. She survives him, with four children.

At the outbreak of the War between the States Mr. DeLashmutt cast his lot with the South, enlisting in Company D, 1st Maryland Cavalry. He was badly wounded in the battle at Pollard's Farm. Company D was raised in Frederick County, and Mr. DeLashmutt was a member of Alexander Young Camp, U. C. V., of Frederick. His last visit east was when he attended the reunion of Confederate and Union veterans at Gettysburg in July, 1913.

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, April, 1916.

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