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James Coxe, CSA Veteran

The Dillon Herald, Dillon, South Carolina
September 3, 1925, Vol. 26, No. 43

Aged Confederate Veteran Dies

Mr. James Coxe, an aged Confederate veteran, died at his home in Bingham last Thursday night following a stroke of paralysis Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Coxe was in his eighty-first year and previously had suffered three attack of paralysis. A few days before his death he was apparently in good health and his sudden illness and death was a surprise to his many friends.

Mr. Coxe was a good citizen and was highly respected by all who were so fortunate as to know him. His long life was filled with usefulness and he was a man who has seen and known many men.

He is survived by one son Peter Coxe, of Bingham and two daughters, Mrs. Edward Smith of Bingham and Mrs. James Ellen of Dothan. His wife died two years ago.

The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Lawson, pastor of the Brownsville Baptist church and interment was made at the McLeod cemetery.

Transcribed by Helen B. Moody from microfilm at the Dillon Library, Dillon, South Carolina.

Submitted by Helen Moody, 12 Sept 2003.

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