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J. Leonard

J. Leonard

Federal (USV)

Captain

James Leonard

(c. 1833 - 1862)

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He enrolled at age 28 as Captain, Company B, First Delaware Infantry on 1 October 1861 at Wilmington.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from State of Delaware1. His photograph from one in the Seville Collection of Civil War Soldiers carte de visites at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, Washington, DC.

Birth

c. 1833

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Delaware, Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Military records for Delaware Units, Published 1861-, first accessed 31 January 2015, <http://archives.delaware.gov/CivilWar/volumes/>, Source page: Muster Out Roll, First Delaware Infantry  [AotW citation 13705]