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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles W. Leach

(c. 1841 - 1864)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Claremont, he enlisted at age 20 in Company G, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 27 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He reenlisted on 1 January 1864 and was appointed First Sergeant, date not given. He was killed in action near Petersburg, VA on 17 June 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1.

Birth

c. 1841; Methuen, MA

Death

06/17/1864 Petersburg, VA

Notes

1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 109 - 130  [AotW citation 13425]