Leonard RansomHome State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Vinland, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 15 May 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 "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, Sources, and other 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]
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