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Death of CAPTAIN J. H. LANDRUM (LENDRUM) in CA in 1861
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: February 23, 2007 at 08:30:39
In Reply to: Website that might have rosters? by Jean Landrum Christian of 553

Am not related but may be of interest. I have no further info but additional newspaper extracts may be found at URL:  
 
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Vern D    
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Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA  
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>>Monday, 28 Oct 1861<<

DEATH of CAPT. LANDRUM -- Captain J.H. LANDRUM of the 3rd U.S. Artillery, who was thrown from his buggy by a railroad car on Powell street, San Francisco, last Monday, and terribly injured thereby, died from his wounds on Saturday morning. He was a distinguished artillery officer of the Mexican war, and for gallant conduct at the battle of Molino del Rey, was promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to be a Captain. He was a native of Connecticut, and 33 years of age at his death.

>>Thursday, 31 Oct 1861<<

BY MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH --
San Francisco, Oct. 30th --
-Patrick SULLIVAN, the man who was upon the railroad car which run over and caused the death of Capt. LENDRUM, was arrested on a charge of manslaughter made by Gen. T.D. JOHNS, and held for examination; also J.W. SARGENT, whose case was up in the Police Court today.



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