Oregon City Courier, Thursday, September 9, 1915
VETERAN ANSWERS THE CALL
D.A. James Buried with Military Honors by G.A.R. Post
David A. James, a member of Meade Post No. 2 G.A.R., and long a resident of Oregon
City, died at his home on Washington street Monday afternoon. The local post
conducted services at his funeral Wednesday afternoon,and interment was in
Mountain View cemetery. Mr. James served for two years and nine months in the
Civil War, and as a soldier made a record of which his family and friends have
He was born January 13,1836, in Oswego county, New York, and was married November
26,1859 to Ellen D. Kellogg, at Kato, Manitowoc county, Wisconsin.
The following children survive: Mrs. A. J. Hardin,of Michigan; Inis M.
James, Oregon City; Mrs. Ella M. Colby, Blaine,Wash.; David H. James, Tacoma; Donald W. James, Oregon City; Howard M . James, Silverton.
Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, September 10, 1915
D. A. JAMES, CIVIL WAR VETERAN, DIES
David A. James, who served in the Civil War two years and nine moths, from 1862 to 1865, died at his home here at 12:30 o’clock Monday afternoon.
Mr. James was born January 13, 1836 in Oswego county, N. Y., and was married November 26, 1859, to Ellen D. Kellogg at Kato, Mandewoc county, Wis. The following children survive: Mrs. A. J. Hardin, of Michigan; Inis M. James, Oregon City; Mrs. Ella M. Colby, Blain, Wash.; David H. James, Tacoma; Donald W. James, Oregon City; Howard M. James, Silverton.
The funeral will be held 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon from the James home on Washington street between Seventh and Eighth. Meade Post No. 2, G. A. R, will have charge of the funeral and the services used will be those of the Christian Science church. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
Oregon Death Index:
Name: David A James
Death Date: 5 Sep 1915
Death Place: Clackamas
Name: David A . James
Regiment State/Origin: Wisconsin
Regiment: 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M559 roll 15
Name: David N James
Enlistment Date: 9 Sep 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Wisconsin
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company K, Wisconsin 1st Cavalry Regiment on 09 Sep 1862. Mustered out on 30 Apr 1864. Transferred to (V.R.C.) on 30 Apr 1864.
Death Date: 6 Sep 1915
Death Place: Clackamas County, Oregon
Sources: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion, Research by Harold Slavik
Civil War Pension Index: James, David N.
Co 187, 1st Battalion V.R.C
187th Co, 1st Battalion V. R. C. Organized at Convalescent Camp Smith, Tenn., February 23, 1864. Consolidated with 243rd Company, 1st Battalion, August 4, 1865.