Adolphus Ellsberry

“Adolphus Ellsberry, an ex-Confederate soldier, under General Shelby, died at the home of his son, Wesley Ellsberry, with whom he had made his home for several years, Monday evening. He was 73 years of age and well and favorably known over Monroe county. His passing will be learned with genuine regret by friends and acquaintance, which numbered many. Burial was made in the Madison cemetery Wednesday with funeral services conducted at the grave.” 

Source: From the files of Neil Block, Commander, William T. Anderson Camp # 1743 SCV, Huntsville, Mo; transcribed by Lisa Perry. Original newspaper announcement is undated and from an unknown source.