From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana                  Page 683
Thomas E. Legg, proprietor of Legg's livery and feed stables, Angola, Ind., was born in Lagrange County, Ind., Oct. 9, 1840, a son of William and Mary (Down) Legg, natives of England, who emigrated to America in 1830, and were among the earliest settlers of English Prairie, Lagrange County.  The father died in 1854, and the mother in 1860.  Our subject was reared on a pioneer farm and experienced all the privations incident to a life in a new county.  At the time his parents settled in Indiana the Indians were numerous and troublesone as it was just prior to the breaking out of the Black Hawk war.  In August, 1862, Mr. Legg enlisted in Company C, One Hundredth Indiana Infantry, and participated in all the engagements of his regiment; among the more important were Mission Ridge, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta, the march to the sea with Sherman, and the surrender of Johnston's army.  He was in the line at the grand review of the army at Washington, and from there returned to Indianapolis, where he was discharged in June, 1865.  In 1866 he came to Angola and has since been engaged  in the livery and feed business.  Mr. Legg was married in Angola in 1866 to Josephine Merry, a native of Ohio.  They have four children--Hattie G., Minnie C., Pliny Albert and Nora F.,  In politics Mr. Legg is a Republican.  He is a member and one of the organizers of the Grand Army of the Republic post in Angola.  He has been Deputy Sheriff of Steuben County several years.