Oregon City Enterprise, Friday August 26, 1898
DEATH OF AN OLD SOLDIER
David C. McAfee, who has been suffering for years with diabetes melletus, passed quietly away Wednesday morning at the hotel Electric. He was born in Lincoln county Kentucky in the year 1827 and up to his 33d year was engaged at the carpenter’s bench in various parts of his native state. When hearing his country’s call for additional troops in 1860, he willing responded to the summons and for four years fought in behalf of the Union. After the war he continued in the military service of the United States for three years and then came West to Oregon and resided for several years at Pleasant Home, Multnomah county. He has no relatives in this state, his nearest relatives living in Kansas. The remains of this honored and faithful soldier will be laid to rest in the Oregon City cemetery. The funeral services occurring Friday in Willamette hall under the auspices of the G. A. R.
Name: David C McAfee
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Washington
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company C, Washington 1st Infantry Regiment.
Death Date: 24 Aug 1898
Death Place: Clackamas County, Oregon
Sources: Washington National Guard: Militia in the Civil War, Research by Harold Slavik
Civil War Pension Index: McAfee, David C.
C 1 Wash Inf.
1889 July 26, Invalid, App. 719050, Certificate (blank), filed from Oregon
Name: David McAfee
Regiment State/Origin: Washington Territory
Regiment: 1st Regiment, Washington Infantry
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
1st Washington Territory Infantry Regiment
Organized 7 April 1862 and sent to Fort Colville for their term of service. They were mustered out at Fort Vancouver in April 1865.
Headstone request: Date of Death blank