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Federal (USV)


William T. Leonard

(1837 - 1918)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Menasha, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 April 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He was again wounded, in action at Chancellorsville, VA in May 1863. He was absent, wounded at the muster-out of his Company (18 July 1865).

After the War:
He was a charter member c. 1884 and first Surgeon of GAR Post 126 (Martin W. Heller) in Rice Lake, WI. He was in Washburn in 1895. He died at the Wisconsin Veterans Home.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth Date: 05/27/1837    Birth State: MA    
Death Date: 03/04/1918    Death Place: Waupaca, WI    Burial Place: Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, King, WI


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 429 - 431  [AotW citation 15291]

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