xt70k649q72g_277 https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt70k649q72g/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt70k649q72g/data/2009ms132_0088.dao.xml McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885 18541915 1.66 Cubic feet 3 boxes, 1 flat box, 1 map folder The Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Civil War soldier letters (1798-1986, bulk 1854-1915; 1.66 cubic feet) comprise correspondence, newspapers and newspaper clippings, photographs, journals, military records, affidavits and pension claims, poems and songs, other manuscripts, and realia of Civil War soldiers and their friends and families. archival material English University of Kentucky This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Civil War soldier letters Affidavits Civil War in the North Correspondence. Envelopes (Stationery) Legal documents. Mayors--Kentucky--Louisville Military correspondence. Military history. Military life. Newspapers. Petitions. Prisoners of war--United States Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) Reports. Slaveholders. Slavery--United States. Soldiers--Correspondence. Soldiers--United States. Songs--United States. Transcripts United States--Armed Forces--Military life United States--History--19th Century. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. Veterans--United States. War and society Washington (D.C.) David Werking Obituary text David Werking Obituary 2014 section false xt70k649q72g_277 xt70k649q72g David, sou of John and (`11t11z1ri11u
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Frederick C0llI1t_Y, I\Tz1ry1a11d, 1·`eb1·11ary
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wagons to [udiaun, settling {l[(fIl.1I1·
bridge City. Ah the nge of 111mut
seventeen, he come to Milton to learn
the saddler 11.1111 harness mukur’s trade
I with Moulecai Hiatt, :1 [)10ll¢.‘O1‘ Friend
o1 khis place, and at the nge of twontyl
went to 'Be11t011vil1c, where he 1eo1{;_
meuced b1lSill€H‘;* for himself. ligne he
‘»VilSI11l1l'1‘1€(1 to Miss Rebééeiii S1»11g»11o11,
March 15, 1547. Soon after he ll10\'€(l
to Tipton county, sett1i11;::1t New Ln11—
custer where 11e c11.r1·ied ou his trade.
liu 1862, 11e enlisted in Company C,
101st 11111. \'o1.111f:111try and was lst
Sergeant.; He was with Sherman :11111
was e11gu.gej in seven important but-
tlea,a111oug which was that of Look-
out Mountain. He was twice wound-
ed; the most serious wound being re-
ceived at the battle of Chi1:ka111a11g1111,
V\'l1(’l`€ he was shot in the shoulder, the
scar of which he carried through 1i1`•
AL this time when the dead and
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that could were obliged to cure for
themselves, Mr. \Verki11g marched
forty miles before his wound 1zo1111‘1 re-
ceive proper attention.
At the close ofthe war he returned
1 to his Trade hut, owing to the stif1`uess
ofhis shoulder, was never able to ply
his husuew 11s before.
T11 1872 Mr. VVerki11g moved to
Milton where he followed his-1 trade as
long as 11e was able. Several months
ago he become greatly afiiieted, grad-
ually growing more feeble. Last
Tuesday he was in W. P. Moore’s
grocery, when it was seen he was about
to full. He was tenderly carried home.
The case developed into paralysis and
in uu uucou scious <·o11ditio11 he grew
weaker until Friday; then at 3 o’o1o1ek,
K as the breath of morn stole silently over
thE11?>fiz011, his spirit- took its f1ig`1TL,~
Ileaving only the image of cold clay
that becomes the emblem of ma11’s
I mortality. Ho pneised away Juuury Sy
1904, aged SO years, 10 months, 29 days.
To the uuiou of David and Rebecca
Werking were born nine children, of
whom four, with their bereaved
mother, survive him. These are
Minnie, who is still at home, Mrs
Lafayette Ruyle, and Sh€l`1l'1ilIl Werk-
ing, of Milton, and Mrs. John Ohmit,
of Cambridge City. These mourn al
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