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Federal (USV)


Leonard Ransom

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Vinland, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 15 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was again wounded "severely in the wrist" in action, at Chancellorsville, VA in May 1863. He was absent at the muster-out of his Company (18 July 1865).

After the War

He was present at the September 1894 Regimental Reunion in Portage, WI.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. The nature of his Chancellorsville wound from an announcement in the Semi-Weekly Wisconsin of 19 May 1863.


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. 431 - 434  [AotW citation 15298]