Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Sunday, December 07, 2014 at 07:32:36 :
Saturday, November 12, 1898
James M. Osgood, a painter who has resided in Sausalito for the past 5 years, died Thursday morning of typhoid fever after an illness of 3 weeks. Mr. Osgood was born in Elkhart, Indiana, and was 54 years of age. He came to California about 15 years ago as traveling agent for Graves Paper Manufactury, and afterwards returned to make his home here. He took an active part in the Civil War, fighting under McClellan and Grant in the Army of the Potomac and was wounded a number of times. The funeral took place Friday afternoon from the Congregational Church. He leaves a wife and 3 minor children.
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