The death of Civil War soldier Simon Goss was reported On This Day in 1881. Goss had served with as a Private in Company F, in the Ninth PA Calvary. He had been wounded at Dandridge, East Tennessee. He died 25 May at his home at
Goss, 42, left a wife, Fannie, and six children. He was buried at the Mennonite burying ground in Strasburg.
Find a Grave however lists his service information as having enlisted in Company K, 10th Infantry.
Find A Grave. Simon B Goss
Historical Data Systems, comp.
, Civil War
Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. U.S. :
Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009. Provo, UT,
On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015