Wm. C. Fordyce, formerly of Jackson township, this county, died at his home in Tyler county,
W. Va., on Monday, May 21, of neuralgia of the heart. He had been in good health until
seized with the disease mentioned, and death ensued in about a half hour afterward. He
was in his 53d year and was a member of Co. F, 85th Pa. Vols., during the late war serving
the entire term and participating in all of the many sanguinary engagements in which the
regiment took part. He leaves a wife and three children who deeply mourn their loss. He
was and Elder in the Christian Church and had many friends in the neighborhood of his new
home. His many friends in this county will learn of his death with sadness and deep regret.
Waynesburg Republican, May 31, 1888 (Greene County, PA)
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