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Obediah Shimer, Civil War Veteran

Newspaper article about the death of Civil War Veteran, Obediah Shimer, who was living with his daughter in Bluffton at the time of his death.

In 1867 Obediah married Susan Robinson and they had 17 children, all noted in the article. The family home was in Tocsin, Indiana, where Mr. Shimer resideduntil the year before his death.

Obediah Shimer enlisted in Company F, Ohio 102nd Infantry Regiment on September 6, 1862. He was 21 years old at the time.
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Photo taken at Clara Breiner Residence, Bluffton, Indiana USA on
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