William Henry Earhart

William Henry Earhart

William Henry Earhart born 31 Aug 1845 Venango Co., PA died 6 Oct 1937 Markle, Huntington, IN buried 8 Oct 1937 Markle Cemetery Markle, Huntington, IN-son of William Earhart(1823-1904) & Catherine Lesh(1821-1905)

Served in Civil War 1864-1865 Company C, 40th Regiment IVI
Fought in the battles of Franklin, Spring Hill & Nashville under the command of General George Thomas
Was a substitute for Jacob Lesh
Delivered a message to Abraham Lincoln & shook his hand

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