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Colonel Mulford's bm is Bendann Bros, Fannie Mulford is by Wenderoth and Taylor.  An honored citizen has passed to his reward. When the announcement was made last Sunday afternoon of the death of General John E. Mulford at his home on College avenue, a deep cloud settled over the community . Although his death was not unexpected the mere announcement that the end had come cast a shadow over every household. He had been a patient sufferer for nearly twelve long months. He was aged 79 years, and had been a resident of this village since eight years of age. He was born at Lawrenceville, Pa. , Feb . 26, 1829. General Mulford joined the Union Army, in the War of the Rebellion in 1861, going as a Captain of the Third NY Volunteers. He was later given the rank of General and served on the Commission for the Exchange of Prisoners between the North and South. He was the loved and trusted friend of President Lincoln, no man standing closer to the President in those days. He took no orders except from Secretary of War Stanton. His integrity was above reproach, and his war record was one of high honor to himself, to his posterity and to the Nation which he served. As a business man General Mulford had marked and unusual abilities. He was one of the promoters of, and the leading spirit in the building of the Glen Route, and his ability has shown itself in countless ways. As a soldier and a citizen his loss will be equally regretted. In public life Mr. Mulford was a man who was liked intensely. He had a very philanthropic nature and many generougifts have been bestowed in this, his native village. He leaves to mourn his loss, his widow of this village, and one son, Edwin H.Mulford of New York city. The burial was in the family plot in Montour Cemetery. As a mark of esteem and respect the business places of the village were closed from 3 to 5 p. m., flags were at half-mast and all the Glen Route cars were draped in mourning. He was a rare spirit in a fine sense of that word; one of those that come to their own as "native and to the manner born. " In early manhood and at a critical period in the history of his country he filled an important position in the War Department, no man standing closer to the great Lincoln in the trying days of the Civil War.

CDV Colonel John Mulford & Wife 3rdn NYVI

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