Thursday, September 15, 2016

Third in a Series
Our Civil War Ancestors: 

William Harrison Shepard

William Harrison Shepard is shown on the right. He is pictured with his cousin, both of them wearing corporal chevrons. Shepherd served in the Union, with the 15th KY Vol Infantry, Company D. He enlisted at Eminence, KY and served 3 years 6 months. Shepard was wounded at Chickamauga, taken prisoner and sent to Andersonville, GA, then later to Charleston, SC. And still later to Savannah, GA, where he was paroled and sent to Annapolis, MD thence to Louisville where he was discharged, having been held as a prisoner of war fourteen months. 

photo and text courtesy of LCWRT member Terry Pyles

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