William A. Heacock

William A. Heacock

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 19 Apr 1862 (aged 22)
Burial Eddyville, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 31793511 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Shelli Steedman
  • Added: 28 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31793511
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William A. Heacock (4 Feb 1840–19 Apr 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31793511, citing Highland Cemetery, Eddyville, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Shelli Steedman (contributor 46805729) .