Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Henry B. Bullard

Connecticut First Light Artillery Regimental History.
Page 83, Just after reaching the anchorage opposite Beaufort the first death in the Battery occurred.Comrade Henry B. Bullard, of Guilford, who had been sick with typhoid fever for a week, succumbed, and his comrades found him a resting place under some giant yellow pines just outside the city.

It was with heavy hearts that the comrades set about the task of burying their dead brother. Not one but wondered how soon new graves might have to be made, and those who were then engaged in the solemn duty might be the next to be laid under the sod. It was not Comrade Bullard's fortune to fight under the flag of his country, he died of disease, not from an enemy's bullet, but his heroism was the same. He had died for his country. 
Death: February 6, 1862

Burial: Beaufort National Cemetery. Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina.,

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