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Bean Frazier Johnson Rimel Smith

Deaths Reported at Wichita, Kansas.

Capt. R. T. Bean reports the following losses in membership of the Wichita Confederate Camp, No. 1350, U. C. V.:

"Charles P. Johnson was born March 22, 1844, in Hampshire County, Va., joined Company B, 11th Virginia Cavalry, C. S. A., March 1, 1862, and was mustered out of service at Fort Delaware June 13, 1865. He was one of six hundred sent to Charleston and held under fire of the Confederate guns for three weeks; was with Stewart's Cavalry in all the battles about Richmond. Comrade Johnsondied at his home in this city October 26, 1919. A splendid man, a Christian gentleman, he died fully in the faith and has gone to his reward.

"W. M. Frazier was born March 21, 1844, in Henry County, Tenn., and enlisted in Company H, 7th Tennessee Cavalry, C. S. A. His brigade commander was Gen. W. H. Jackson, and his military life was a very active one. He was a very warm admirer of General Price. He was mustered out of service in July, 1865, and was an active business man to the day of his death, which occurred January 21, 1920, in Los Angeles, Cal. A good, strong, honest, Conscientious Christian, he has passed to the better land.

"Isaac Rimel was born September 30, 1839, in Cooper County, Mo., and joined Company A, Dillon's Regiment of Infantry, on August 10, 1861. He served under Price and took part in all the battles with him. He was wounded at Corinth and carried the bullet in his body to his grave. He was a splendid soldier and citizen, devoted to his family, friends and Church. He died at his ranch home, in Clark County, Ky., March 2, 1920, and his body was brought to Wichita and now rests by the side of his wife, who preceeded him in death by several years.

"T. J. C. Smith was born September 10, 1842, in Monroe County, Mo., and joined Company G, King's Regiment of Arkansas Infantry, C. S. A., serving under General Price. He made a first-class soldier and was mustered out of service in May, 1865. A devoted husband and father, a true and tried citizen, an honor to any community in which he lived, his loss is deeply felt. Death came to hime at his home in this city March 26, 1920. Peace to his ashes!"

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, May, 1920.

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