(Born N. Y.)
From Bill Thayer, from information from Cullum # 612.
William C. Heyward
(Ap'd N. Y.)
William Cruger Heyward: Born July 29, 1808.
Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1826, to July 1, 1830, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1830. Served on frontier duty, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1830;a in Choctaw Nation, 1831, — and Ft. Jesup, La., 1831‑32.
Resigned, Feb. 6, 1832.
Civil History. — Rice Planter, on Combahee River, St. Bartholomew's Parish, S. C., 1832‑61.
His son William died by drowning in Hackensack, New Jersey on July 27, 1872.