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Pvt. David C. West, Company F, 53rd Ohio Infantry

Stan Hutson
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He wrote a letter home complaining about not feeling well on 1 April 1862, 5 days before the Battle of Shiloh.  He later died of disease on 24 May 1862 in a hospital in Corinth, Mississippi, having survived the 53rd's bloody fight in Rhea Field.  West was 44 years old.

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