John T. Boyd

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Died 23 September 1861

Buried Soldiers Home National Cemetery, Washington D.C.


Photo by Eric Lowman

Private Boyd came down with what was called "varioloid" very soon after arriving in Washington D.C. in the late summer of 1861. He would soon died from this disease.


By the early winter of 1867 is mother Ann was forced to file for a "Mothers" pension.