William Henry Beard

William Henry Beard  was born in Huron County, Ohio in 1840. He was the son of Elijah and Lucy Horn Beard. In 1849 he moved with his family to Steuben County, Indiana and settled in Otsego Township. He later moved to Angola, Indiana where he enrolled on 10/08/1861 as a private in Company "A" of the 44th Regiment Indiana Volunteers. He was wounded in the face at Pittsburgh, Tennessee and was in the first day's fight at Chickamauga, Georgia. He was mustered out of the 44th at Nashville, Tennessee on 09/14/1865. He married Almeda Chandler  on 12/30/1866 and to that union was born Lucinda M Beard on 12/18/1868. William Henry Beard is buried at Circle Hill Cemetery Angola , Indiana in Section #6, Lot #1, Grave #5 

Submitted By:  Jim Emerson     E-mail: Ejande2009@comcast.net