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Pvt John Henry Bard
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Birth: 1819
Tyler County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1863
Vicksburg
Warren County
Mississippi, USA

Bard name is derived from Baird or Beard,
as John's ancestors are listed in
1810/1820 Virginia censuses that way.

John Beard married Mahala Allison on
22 February 1844, Vermillion County, Illinois.

Civil War
Co A 10th Iowa Infantry

From military records:
Bard, John.
Age 43.
Residence Polk City, Iowa.
Nativity Virginia.
Enlisted & mustered 17 September 1862.
Wounded in leg severely 22 May 1863, Vicksburg, Miss.
(during ill-advised frontal assault of Fort Beauregard)
Died 7 August 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mahala Allison Bard (1820 - 1886)*
 
 Children:
  George Washington Bard (1842 - 1898)*
  Morman Ballard Bard (1860 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
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Note: Many headboards, often written in pencil, were no longer legible by the end of the war. These soldiers were marked as unknowns. Assumed buried in Vicksburg Nat. Cemetery possibly as an unknown.
Information from K L Bonnett.
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Burial:
Vicksburg National Cemetery
Vicksburg
Warren County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Sheila
Originally Created by: K L Bonnett
Record added: Jul 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93962190
 


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