|Name||Age||Place of Birth > Place of Death||Newspaper||Publication Date||Submitter|
|HOUSER, Joseph||Carlyle IL||CarlyleUB||29 Jun 1865||Linda Holthaus|
The Weekly Union Banner Thursday, June 29, 1865 Page 2, Column 3
Full Particulars of the O. & M. Disaster. On Tuesday night 20th, about 11 1-2 o'clock, the Freight train bound west and a soldiers train bound east collided near this place, on the bridge across the Kaskaskia River, in which there was three men killed and six wounded; below we give the names, as near as we could ascertain. KILLED Joseph Houser, engineer. Residence, St. Louis, Mo. Eugene MILLS, Fireman, Residence Salem, Ills. One soldier, name and residence unknown. WOUNDED Zechus GUESS, Engineer. Residence St. Louis, Mo. And five soldiers. The clearing of the wreck, was superintend by C. H. HOSKINS, Train Master.
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