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2017 February 15: Death of Colonel Daniel J. Dill of the 30th Wisconsin

February 15, 2017

The following obituary appeared in The River Falls Journal of February 15, 1917. For more information on Dill, see his page in the The Soldiers section of the blog.

Colonel D. J. Dill Dead

Col. Daniel J. Dill, one of Pierce county’s most prominent pioneers, died at his home in Prescott last Wednesday at the age of 87 years.  Col. Dill was born Feb. 24, 1830, and had been a resident of Prescott and a leader in that city’s business and social life since 1859.  He served in the Thirtieth Wisconsin during the Civil War.  He was a member of the state legislature for two terms.  Funeral services were held at the home last Saturday.

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