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Col William Henry Boyd
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1825
Quebec, Canada
Death: Oct. 7, 1887
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 21st Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry.

Residence: Chambersburg, Franklin Co,PA. Washington,DC.

Enlistment Age-36. Publisher

Enlisted: Jul 19,1861 at Philadelphia,PA. Capt

Mustered into Co "C" 1st NY Cavalry.

Resigned: Aug 19,1863.

Enlisted: Jul 28,1863. Lt. Colonel

Commissioned into Field & Staff 21st PA Cavalry.

Discharged, Nov 1864 for wounds.

Listed wounded Jun 3,1864 at Cold Harbor,VA.

Promotions: Colonel, Aug 20,1863 
 
Note: Historical Data Systems. Colonels In Blue. New York Rosters 1861-1865. Personal Research.
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Sec C, Lot 111
 
Created by: Ted Myers
Record added: Aug 22, 2010
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Col William Henry Boyd
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Col William Henry Boyd
Added by: Terrance Adkins
 
Col William Henry Boyd
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Col. Boyd was noted as a gentleman by both friend and foe, even Jack Moseby of the Confederacy. Thanks for you sacrifice. Your Great^3 Grandson. RIP
- Randall Steen
 Added: Dec. 27, 2010
"Those Great American's In Dirty Shirt Blue"
- Sgt Ted Myers
 Added: Aug. 22, 2010
 
 
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