Earhart, William H.

Photo:    CSAflagAge at Enlistment: 35

Length of Service: 1863-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:   30th Battalion VA Sharpshooters

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. B on 25 May 1863; captured near Oppoquan Creek outside Winchester, Va. by Sheridan’s Army on 9 Sep 1864 and sent to Harper’s Ferry, WV, then on to Camp Chase, OH prison on 19 Sep 1864; paroled for exchange at New Orleans on 2 May 1865; returned home to Virginia.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Earhart Family Cemetery, Ellett, Montgomery Co., VA

Soldier Info: Born in Virginia in 1828; Died in Pulaski Co., VA in 1881

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 6x