Wells, Peter G.

Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, July 17, 1914
Peter G. Wells, a veteran of the Civil war and for 24 years a resident of Oregon, died at his home in Gladstone at 6:40 o’clock Monday evening, following a stroke of paralysis three years ago. Friday evening he suddenly grew worse. The funeral will be held at 1 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the Gladstone Christian church.
He had always been active in the affairs of the local post of the Grand Army of the Republic. Several years ago he organized the fife and drum corps and he had taken a prominent part in other enterprises of the post. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Sadie Gault, of Gladstone, and one sister in the west, Mrs. George Grout, of Washougal, Wash.
He was born November 6, 1846, at Waupun, Wis., September 17, 1864 he enlisted in the Thirteenth Wisconsin infantry and served until the end of the war. In 1890 he moved to Oregon with his family and settled in Clackamas county, where he lived continuously until his death.

Oregon Death Index:
Name: Peter G Wells
Death Date: 13 Jul 1914
Death Place: Clackamas
Certificate: 3610


Civil War Pension Index: Wells, Peter G.
Widow: Wells, Emma
E 13 Wis. Inf.
1891 Apr 24, Invalid, Application: 1014838, Certificate: 1030496, Oregon
1914 Aug 15, Widow, Application: 1032792, Certificate: 784525 Oregon

Name: Peter G . Wells
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Wisconsin
Regiment: 13th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry
Company: E
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M559 roll 32

Name: Peter G Wells
Residence: Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 27 Sep 1864
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Wisconsin
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company E, Wisconsin 13th Infantry Regiment on 27 Sep 1864.Mustered out on 13 Jun 1865.
Death Date: 13 Jul 1914
Death Place: Clackamas County, Oregon
Sources: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion, Research by Harold Slavik


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