Grove, John Wesley    Miami Union  1/28/1932                                 Company I   71st OVI

Piqua, OH Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2 o’clock for John Wesley Grove, 85, a Civil war veteran at the late residence on West Water Street.  Burial was made in Riverside cemetery, Troy. Mr. Grove was one of less than a dozen surviving veterans of the Civil war residing in this city.  He died at his home Sunday following a prolonged illness.  His Civil war record included service in the 71st Ohio Regiment.   Surviving relatives include three daughters, Mr. Charles Bunker of Christiansburg, Mr. Ivan Reedy, Lansing, Mich., Mrs. Herbert Buchanan, Piqua; and two sons, Frank Grove of Homeworth, near Christiansburg, and Gilbert Grove, a member of the Piqua fire department.

from  Martin Stewart  Troy, Ohio   Author "Redemption The History of the 71st Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War"  

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