New Jersey Obituaries - April 13, 1898 - James J. Brooks

A Soldier Dies in Want

James J. Brooks, a veteran of the war, died last Friday at West Asbury Park. Mr. Brooks was in destitute circumstances and he died alone. He was a member of company H. Fifty-fourth Massachusetts volunteers, and was a member of Shaw's famous black Regiment.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, April 13, 1898