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Federal (USV)

Private

William T. Leonard

(1837 - 1918)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Menasha, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

05/27/1837 in MA

Death

03/04/1918 Waupaca, WI; burial in Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, King, WI

Notes

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]