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Hannan Smith

Obituary of E. H. Hannan, Huntington, West Virginia.

Comrade E. H. Hannan, a member of Garnett Camp, No. 902, U. C. V., peacefully departed this life at the residence of his son, J. W. Hannan, at Huntington, W. Va., April 12, 1916. He was born at Glenwood, Mason County, W. Va., in 1828. In 1861 he enlisted in a company known as the Border Rangers, but later it was Company E, 8th Virginia Cavalry, Jenkins's Brigade, in which command he renedered faithful service during the entire war. He returned home and became a prosperous farmer and in every way a useful and honored citizen. His wife preceeded him to the spirit world twenty-six years ago. The funeral services were attended by a number of his old comrades and conducted by his pastor, Rev. A. J. Smith, at Washington Avenue Baptist Church. It was stated that he had never been known to use profane language or take a drink of intoxicating liquor. For seventy years of his life he was an earnest and consistent Christian. His religion was pure and undefiled. His hopes for the future were uncluded.

He was laid to rest in the Hannan burial ground at Glenwood by the side of his wife.

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, June, 1916.

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