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H. Leonard
H. Leonard

Federal (USV)


Hugh Leonard

Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company D, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 August 1862.

In the Antietam 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 remainder of the War:
He mustered out with his Company, June 2, 1865.

References, Sources, and other 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]

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