William Henry Earhart

Born 31 Aug 1845 Venango Co., PA
Died 6 Oct 1937 Markle,Huntington, IN
Buried 8 Oct 1937 Markle,Huntington, IN
son of William Earhart & Catherine Lesh

Served in Civil War 1864-1865--Co C  40th Regiment IVI
Fought in Battles of Franklin,Spring Hill & Nashville under General George Thomas
Was a substitute for Jacob Lesh
Delivered a message to Abraham Lincoln & shook his hand

Photo Courtesy of  Sue Allen sue63han@yahoo.com