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H. Leonard

H. Leonard

Federal (USV)


Hugh Leonard

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 August 1862.

On the Campaign

Camped at Young Ladies Seminary building in Urbana, MD on 16 September 1862. Noted for recording name or other graffiti on the walls there.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company, June 2, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information and his picture from Porter1, with further detail from Bates2. He may have died in 1913 and have been buried in Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburg.


1   Porter, John T. , Financial Secretary, and Charles F. McKenna, compiler & editor, Under the Maltese Cross, Antietam to Appomattox, the Loyal Uprising in Western Pennsylvania, 1861-1865: Campaigns of the 155th Pennsylvania Regiment, Pittsburgh: 155th Regimental Association, 1910, pp. 68 - 76  [AotW citation 13568]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13625]