Bard, Henry Holmes
Age: 0, credited to Unknown
Unit(s): Phillip's GA Legion
Service: Phillip's GA Legion, Co. B [College: UVM 64]
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Birth: 1843, Pennsylvania
Burial: Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Dalton, GA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 66620264
Alias?: None noted
College?: UVM 64
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Dalton, GA
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Henry H. Bard was a member of the University of Vermont, Class of 1864. He left school and enlisted on 11 June 1861 as a private in the Dalton Guards, which was Company B of Phillip's Georgia Legion. He transferred to Co. F 3rd GA Sharpshooter Battalion in May 1863. He was "sick at hospital" from November 1863 to March 1864. Tombstone in Old Hamilton Presbyterian Cemetery, Dalton, GA, lists him born in 1843, died in 1864. He was born in Pennsylvania to James H. and Elizabeth H. Bard, according to the 1860 Census for Dalton, GA; younger siblings were born in Tennessee and Georgia.
Thomas P. Wells, a classmate, also served in this unit.
General Catalog of the University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, Burlington, Vermont, 1791-1900, Burlington: Free Press Association, 1901.
Phillips Legion Infantry - Co B - The Dalton Guards
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