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Van Meter Zell

Obituary of James A. Zell, Burlington, West Virginia.

James A. Zell, a native of Baltimore, Md., entered into rest after much suffering at Burlington, W. Va., on March 31, 1922, in the seventy-ninth year of his age. He served the Confederacy as a soldier in Company F, 7th Virginia Cavalry, Rosser's Brigade; was captured in battle, and spent eighteen months in prison, principally at Elmira, N. Y. He was also a good soldier of Christ, and an officer in the Church at Burlington.

He married Miss Mary Van Meter, of Hardy County, W. Va., who survives him with their children and grandchildren.

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, November, 1922.

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