|Birth: ||Jun. 19, 1844|
|Death: ||Feb. 12, 1921|
Enlisted as a private in Co. E, 102nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, on 9 August 1862 at the age of 18. Captured in action at Athens, AL, on 24 September 1864 by rebel troops under the command of CSA Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. Exchanged on 22 April 1865 and survived the explosion and sinking of the steamer "Sultana" on 27 April 1865. Mustered Out at Columbus, OH, on 20 May 1865.
Sources: "History of the 102d OVI", George S. Schmutz, 1907, and "The Sultana Tragedy", Jerry O. Potter, 2000.
WILLIAM C. LOCKHEART, for many years a resident of Bellville and vicinity, died last Saturday at the home of his son, Harry Lockheart, in Crestline, aged 76 years.
The remains were brought to Bellville, Tuesday, for interment in the cemetery here. Funeral services were held at the cemetery chapel, conducted by the Rev. J.A. Long, pastor of the First Christian Church of Mt. Vernon.
Surviving Mr. Lockheart are his wife, Kate Moody Lockheart, and two sons - Edgar, of St. Louis, Missouri, and Harry, of Crestline.
The deceased man was the son of Rev. Benjamin Lockheart. He spent the early part of his life in Bellville, and when but a boy enlisted in the U.S. Army and served four years in the Civil War. Shortly after the war he was united in marriage to Kate Moody, daughter of Captain Miller Moody, for whom Miller Moody Post, G.A.R. was named. For a number of years Mr. & Mrs. Lockheart made their home in the west, but removed again to Bellville and resided on the Aaron Lockheart farm, west of town. For the past several months, the Lockhearts had been making their home with their son, Harry, at Crestline. (Richland County Leader: 18 February 1921, Vol. 2, No. 10)
1910 United States Federal Census about WILLIAM LOCKHEART Jefferson Township, Richland County, Ohio-
Aaron Lockheart, age 87
William Lockheart, age 66
Mary K. Lockheart, age 60
Mary Kate Moody Lockhart (1850 - 1926)*
Edgar R Lockhart (1867 - 1959)*
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