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William A. Heacock
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1840
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1862


Born in Ohio, Heacock was 23 years old and residing in Kirkville, Iowa, when he enlisted as a 2nd Lieutenant on October 14, 1861, in the 1st Iowa Infantry.

Within a month, he was commissioned in Co. F, of the 4th Iowa Cavalry on Nov. 23, 1861. During operations in southern Missouri and northern Arkansas, Lt. Heacock was leading Company F in action at Talbot's Ferry when he was struck in the forehead by a shot, and fell dead.

2nd Lieutenant William A. Heacock was the first member of the 4th Iowa Cavalry to be killed in action.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Caleb Heacock (1814 - 1887)
  Sarah J. Graham Heacock (1811 - 1881)
 
 Sibling:
  William A. Heacock (1840 - 1862)
  Anna Belle Heacock Funk (1854 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Eddyville
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Shelli Steedman
Record added: Nov 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31793511
William A. Heacock
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- Vincent Anderson
 Added: Mar. 2, 2014

- Judy Graham Chown
 Added: Apr. 26, 2012
Co F 4th Iowa Cavalry. "May this nation never forget the sacrifices made for freedom."
- kweaver
 Added: May. 9, 2010
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