He was a Civil War soldier who joined Co. E, 8th Ohio Volunteer Infantry at age 19. Served from 1861 to muster out with company in 1864. (from the unit roster) Contributor: Ruth Tobias (47126653)
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SDC August 10, 1893 Page 3 Column 8
WILL BE BURIED BY THE COUNTY
The Friends of William A. Grover Have Been Heard From.
William A. Grover, who took a dose of morphine yesterday, died last evening at 6 o'clock. Coroner Newman telegraphed his friends at Cleveland, Ohio, as to what disposition to make of the remains, and word has been received that his folks are poor and unable to bury him. The remains were taken to the parlors of the Washington undertaking company and will be buried tomorrow.