From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883." page 269, Prairie Township, White County, Indiana
"HENRY F. HAGERTY is a native of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, and is a son of DAVID and MARGARET HAGERTY. At the age of nineteen, he enlisted, in 1862, in the Tenth Battery Indiana Light Artillery, and took part in the battles of Stone River, Munfordsville, Perryville, Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain, Mission Ridge, Dandridge (East Tennessee), Decatur and others. At Chattanooga, he was wounded in the side by a piece of a shell. He served three years, and was discharged at Indianapolis. November 26, 1868, he married MISS MARY J. HOUSE, a native of Indiana, and daughter of JOEL HOUSE. This lady died December 17, 1872, the mother of two children - CLARA and LULA (deceased). He was next married to MISS SARAH E. HILL, daughter of JAMES HILL, and a native of Indiana, and to this marriage four children have been born - JAMES, NELLIE, HARRY and ELMER. In 1875, MR. HAGERTY moved on his present farm of 120 acres, on Section 8, this township, where he has ever since lived."