Company G, 17th Kentucky Infantry
The Sun, Thursday, January 5, 1905, Pg. 1
Ninth Year, No. 50
David Cartwright Dead.
Lieutenant David Cartwright of Co. G, 17th regiment of Kentucky infantry died this morning at 9:50 o’clock, aged 80 years at the home of his daughter Mrs. R. M. Hall, 1525 South Evergreen. Funeral Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the house.
Mr. Cartwright was a member of the 17th Kentucky infantry and served in that regiment during many civil war battles. In the year 1885, he moved with his family to Ashland, Kansas. Two years ago he came to Chanute and has since made his home with his daughter. Besides this daughter, two sons survive him. One is in Seattle, Wash., and the other in Michigan. Since coming to Chanute, he has become will acquainted with many old soldiers, who one and all regret his death.
Not sure which spelling is correct. National Parks Service Soldiers and Sailors have him as David Curtright. His tombstone has him as David Cartright and his obituary has him as David Cartwright. Census records seem to agree with David Curtright.