Tuesday, December 16, 2014

William A. Boyd.

Given by Eric Lowman.
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William A. Boyd.

Birth: 1824.
Death:July 11, 1864.

Wife: Sarah A. Thompson Boyd, (1833-1884.)
Married February 25, 1851.

Children: two, but no names given or found.

Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery, Centerville, Wyane County Indiana.

Directory and Soldiers Register of Wyane County Indiana.
Publish Date, 1865.

Boyd, William A. enlisted in Co. C, 84th Beg Ind Vol Inf, for three years. September, 1862. Was commissioned as captain at the organization of his company, and was with the regiment in Western Virginia and Eastern Kentucky, participating in all its battles. until May 9th, 1864, when he was in command of six companies of skirmishers at Rocky Face, Georgia, and was wounded by a shot through both thighs ; the left one was amputated, but his life could not be saved He died in hospital at Chattanooga July 11. 1864, leaving a wife and two children residing at present in Centerville. A short time previous to his death. Mr. Boyd was promoted to major of his regiment, and was holding that office at the time.

Sarah A. boyd,widow,William A. Boyd, soldier.  Residence a quarter mile north of Centerville, Center Township.

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