James Lucas, Co. D, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 25, 1862, pg. 6.

PENNSYLVANIA ITEMS.

Fayette County JAMES LUCAS, eldest son of Mr. John Lucas, of Brownsville, and a member of the Brownsville Greys, returned home a few weeks ago from the Potomac, in quite feeble health, and who, indeed, was no very vigorous at the time he enlisted in Captain CONNER’S company, six or eight months ago.  He died on Friday last, at the residence of his father, and on Sunday, was buried by the Brownsville Guards, with the honors of war.

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