The  Shelby  Union  Banner
April 14, 1864
Page 3, col 1
          A SAD OCCURRENCE.---William Capp, member of the 51st regiment, came to an untimely end on Tuesday night. He had dissipated quite freely since his return home on a veteran's furlough, and was in consequence confined to his bed, but although apparently recovered from the effects of liquor, yet it was followed by erysipelas in the head, aggravated by dissipation, which speedily terminated in death.
          'Tis sad to think that after a man had perilled life and limb in battling for his country for over two years, he should fall a victim to intoxicating drink.
Submitted by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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