Owen County Democrat, Feb. 4, 1892

James M. Goss was born in Owen county, Indiana, Dec. 10, 1840, and died at his home in Freedom, Jan. 22, 1892. He enlisted in the service of his country in 1861, in the 3d Iowa Regt. Inft. Vol. He was captured by the rebels at the battle of Shiloh and held as a prisoner of war. He was discharged by reason of disability in 1863, and returned to Gosport, Ind., and again enlisted early in the year 1865 in the 149th Ind. Vol. Inft. and was appointed hospital steward, and in August 1865, he was promoted to assistant surgeon of his regiment, and was mustered out in September, 1865. He was buried in the Hicks cemetery, Jan. 24, 1892, by the comrades of his post. G.A.R.

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March 19, 1880 Indianapolis Sentinel

Gosport, Ind., March 18 -- Joseph E. Goss one of the oldest citizens of this place, died this morning of pneumonia.

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