James Milton French Death

Col. James Milton French died on Tuesday at his home in Pearisburg, Va. He was about seventy years old, and was born in Bland county, Va. He was a Colonel of the Sixty-third Regiment of Virginia Infantry in the Civil War, and was a very gallant and popular Confederate Soldier. At the battle of Chickamagua his regiment was the first to scale the Federal breastworks. Col. French was a brilliant speaker and quite a successful advocate, being especially successful as a criminal lawyer. In the social circle, he was very attractive and genial.

Tazewell Republican, Tazewell, Va., 14 December 1899.

This article was corrected the following week.

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