Barber County Kansas
Jacob Horn died at his home in Wichita, March 17, at the age of 83 years. He was a veteran of the Civil War and at one time was a member of the G.A.R. Post in this city. He was an old Barber County settler, but has lived in Wichita for the past eight years. Uncle Jake had many warm friends in Barber County who regret to hear of his death. He lived a useful life and was deservingly respected by all who knew him.
"Jacob Horne, Co. F, 15th Kas. Vol. Cav." -- Soldier's Reunion, The Medicine Lodge Cresset, 23 Oct 1879. (A list of Civil War veterans who attended the reunion.)
Thanks to Ellen Bisson for finding, transcribing and contributing the above news article to this web site! She noted: "This particular issue of the Index was actually dated Mar 27 on the masthead, though it SHOULD have been the 28th."