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Beard, William Harvey


Age: 45, credited to Waterville, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 6/9/62, m/i 7/9/62, CPL, Co. H, 9th VT INF, dis/dsb 11/5/62; enl 9/14/63, m/i 10/7/63, ARTIF, Co. M, 11th VT INF, m/o 5/13/65

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Birth: 02/07/1815, Barnet, VT
Death: 12/15/1872

Burial: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Reading, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 30527281


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


2nd Great Grandfather of Brian E. Beard, Moodus, CT

2nd Great Grandfather of Priscilla Okonske, Alton, NH

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Laurel Hill Cemetery, Reading, MA

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