John W. MARTIN, CSV
The Dillon Herald, Dillon, South Carolina
June 28, 1906, Vol. 11, No. 26
Confederate Veteran Committed Suicide
Anderson, Special - John W. Martin of Fork township committed
suicide by shooting himself in the head with a shot gun. Continued ill health
produced mental derangement and this was cause assigned for taking his own life.
He was about 70 years of age and a Confederate veteran. He served throughout
the war, first in Orr's regiment and then in the Palmetto Sharpshooters.
Transcribed by Helen B. Moody
Submitted by Helen Moody, 1 Nov 2003.
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